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Table 4 Cancer families - Parental stress adjusting for family characteristics and cancer-related predictors (excluding spousal stress)

From: Parental stress when caring for a child with cancer in Jordan: a cross-sectional survey

  Mothers Fathers
(adjusted R2 = 0.23, p < 0.001) (adjusted R2 = 0.26, p < 0.001)
  β t p β t p
Constant 36.044 16.465 <0.001 27.264 9.625 <0.001
Father’s age    ns so removed    ns so removed
Mother’s age −0.339 −5.537 <0.001 −0.409 −6.217 <0.001
Father’s employment    ns so removed 3.744 2.507 0.013
Mother’s employment    ns so removed    ns so removed
Distance from home to hospital    ns so removed    ns so removed
Time since diagnosis −0.082 −4.551 <0.001 −0.074 −3.923 <0.001
Age of ill child    ns so removed    ns so removed
Sex of ill child    ns so removed 1.872 2.123 0.035
Number of children    ns so removed    ns so removed
Own perception of family finances       
Comfortable vs varies    ns but retained in model    ns but retained in model
Comfortable vs tight 2.498 2.105 0.036 3.479 2.77 0.006
Type of cancer       
Lymphoma vs leukaemia    ns so removed    ns so removed
Lymphoma vs CNS tumour    ns so removed    ns so removed
Lymphoma vs other ca    ns so removed    ns so removed