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Table 3 Prevalence of psychological distress according to social support status and experienced stigma level of TB patients

From: Prevalence and associated factors of psychological distress in tuberculosis patients in Northeast China: a cross-sectional study

Variable Total n (%) Psychological Distress n (%) P
No Yes
Family function
 High function 395 (83.5) 151 (38.2) 244 (61.8) 0.008
 Moderate dysfunction 44 (9.3) 15 (34.1) 29 (65.9)  
 Severe dysfunction 34 (7.2) 4 (11.8) 30 (88.2)  
Doctor-patient relationship
 Good 352 (74.4) 134 (38.1) 218 (61.9) 0.100
 Poor 121 (25.6) 36 (29.8) 85 (70.2)  
Strengthen psychological counseling
 Need 312 (66.0) 77 (24.7) 235 (75.3) < 0.001
 Not too need 161 (34.0) 93 (57.8) 68 (42.2)  
Policy support
 Satisfaction 219 (46.3) 98 (44.7) 121 (55.3) < 0.001
 Not too satisfaction 254 (53.7) 72 (28.3) 182 (71.7)  
Experienced stigma
 Low 241 (51.0) 130 (53.9) 111 (46.1) < 0.001
 High 232 (49.0) 40 (17.2) 192 (82.8)