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Table 4 Hierarchical linear regression model of the perceived burden for family caregivers (n = 416)

From: Psychosocial factors related with caregiver burden among families of children with chronic conditions

Variables Correlation with DV B β F (df) R and R2 values
Sociodemographic
 Higher education −0.12 −3,38 −0.13** 2.89 (3, 41)* R = 0.14
 Age of caregiver −0.04 − 0.09 − 0.06 R2 = 0.02
 Female caregiver − 0.01 − 0.94 − 0.03 R2fit = 0.01
     R2change = 0.02*
Sociocultural
 Sociocultural historical premises 0.15 0.28 0.14** 10.88 (2, 40)*** R = 0.27
R2 = 0.07
R2fit = 0.06
 Social support networks −0.20 −0.13 −0.19*** R2change = 0.05***
Familiar
 Family support −0.28 −0.14 − 0.11* 19.22 (2, 40)*** R = 0.39
R2 = 0.15
R2fit = 0.14
 Family functioning −0.36 −0.26 −0.26*** R2change = 0.08***
Psychological
 Well-being −0.38 −0.24 − 0.10* 59.90 (3, 40)*** R = 0.64
R2 = 0.41
 Stressors 0.48 0.74 0.33*** R2fit = 0.40
 Anxiety 0.48 0.30 0.32*** R2change = 0.26***
  1. DV = dependent variable; * p ≤ 0.05; ** p ≤ 0.01; ***p ≤ 0.001