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Table 2 Regression results for scores on the Flourishing Scale (n = 349)

From: Psychosocial factors associated with flourishing among Australian HIV-positive gay men

   Unadjusted   Adjustedb  
Mean B (SE B) β   B (SE B) β  
Age      p = 0.45     
 18–29 43.3 -0.19 (1.87) -0.01      
 30–49a 43.5 - - -      
 50+ 44.8 1.31 (1.08) 0.07      
Education      p = 0.11     p = 0.31
 Secondary or belowa 42.0 - - -   - - -  
 Non-university tertiary 43.6 1.69 (1.38) 0.09   0.06 (1.06) -0.003  
 University – undergraduate 45.0 3.01 (1.54) 0.13   1.57 (1.19) 0.07  
 University – postgraduate 45.4 3.46 (1.54) 0.15*   1.53 (1.21) 0.07  
Employment      p = 0.001     p = 0.01
 Full timea 45.1 - - -   - - -  
 Part time or casual 44.3 -0.84 (1.41) -0.03   1.34 (1.26) 0.06  
 Unemployed 38.1 -7.05 (1.75) -0.22**   -4.41 (1.77) -0.14*  
 Retired 44.9 -0.16 (1.63) -0.01   0.97 (1.60) 0.03  
 Other 41.5 -3.56 (1.75) -0.11*   0.21 (1.71) 0.01  
Income (Australian dollars)      p = 0.009     p = 0.07
 0–19,999 41.1 -3.85 (1.47) -0.15**   -2.41 (1.53) -0.10  
 20,000–49,999 42.9 -1.99 (1.31) -0.09   -2.15 (1.26) -0.10  
 50,000–99,999a 44.9 - - -   - - -  
 100,000+ 46.2 1.28 (1.41) 0.05   1.67 (1.09) 0.07  
Residential location      p = 0.24     p = 0.21
 Inner citya 43.9 - - -   - - -  
 Suburban 42.7 -1.15 (1.32) -0.05   0.85 (1.00) 0.04  
 Regional/rural 45.4 1.52 (1.29) 0.07   1.72 (1.00) 0.08  
Country of birth      p = 0.19     p = 0.89
 Australiaa 43.6 - - -   - - -  
 Overseas 45.2 1.61 (1.24) 0.07   0.13 (0.96) 0.01  
Regular relationshipc      p = 0.01     
 Yes 45.4 2.57 (1.01) 0.14*      
 Noa 42.8 - - -      
Year first tested positive      p = 0.82     
 1980–1995 43.7 -0.62 (1.22) -0.03      
 1996–2009a 44.3 - - -      
 2010–2014 43.6 -0.66 (1.25) -0.03      
Perceived discrimination due to HIV status past 12 m      p < 0.001     p = 0.36
 Yes 41.0 -4.01 (1.15) -0.18**   0.96 (1.04) 0.05  
 Noa 45.0 - - -   - - -  
Perceived discrimination due to sexual orientation past 12 m      p = 0.01     p = 0.65
 Yes 41.1 -3.54 (1.30) -0.14**   -0.50 (1.11) -0.02  
 Noa 44.7 - - -   - - -  
Internalized AIDS-related Stigma Scale   -1.29 (0.23) -0.29** p < 0.001 -0.50 (0.20) -0.12* p = 0.01
Number of close friends      p < 0.001     p = 0.30
 0a 42.8 - - -   - - -  
 1–2 38.4 -4.42 (1.64) -0.17**   -1.56 (1.34) -0.06  
 3–5 43.6 0.84 (1.34) 0.04   -0.97 (1.14) -0.05  
 6+ 48.5 5.69 (1.43) 0.27**   0.60 (1.22) 0.03  
Social support - appraisal   1.68 (0.14) 0.56** p < 0.001 0.28 (0.21) 0.10 p = 0.18
Social support - belonging   1.68 (0.12) 0.59** p < 0.001 0.64 (0.19) 0.23** p = 0.001
Social support - tangible   1.73 (0.14) 0.55** p < 0.001 0.44 (0.22) 0.15* p = 0.05
Support from partner/spouse      p < 0.001     p = 0.49
 A lota 47.0 - - -   - - -  
 Some 43.1 -3.89 (1.73) -0.13*   -1.40 (1.36) -0.05  
 A little 42.2 -4.77 (3.04) -0.08   2.14 (2.36) 0.04  
 None 42.3 -4.69 (1.08) -0.25**   -0.08 (0.92) -0.004  
Support from friends      p < 0.001     p = 0.13
 A lota 48.3 - - -   - - -  
 Some 44.8 -3.46 (1.01) -0.18**   0.38 (0.99) 0.02  
 A little 37.4 -10.89 (1.18) -0.47**   -1.42 (1.35) -0.06  
 None 31.8 -16.46 (2.22) -0.35**   -4.70 (2.45) -0.10  
Support from family      p < 0.001     p = 0.03
 A lota 49.2 - - -   - - -  
 Some 44.8 -4.43 (1.27) -0.22**   -1.35 (1.08) -0.07  
 A little 40.5 -8.71 (1.33) -0.40**   -3.05 (1.22) -0.15*  
 None 40.4 -8.80 (1.42) -0.37**   -3.32 (1.28) -0.14*  
Support from agencies      p = 0.13     p = 0.33
 A lota 47.0 - - -   - - -  
 Some 44.4 -2.57 (1.84) -0.11   -0.54 (1.43) -0.02  
 A little 42.9 -4.07 (1.80) -0.18*   -2.21 (1.37) -0.10  
 None 43.6 -3.38 (1.66) -0.18*   -1.20 (1.28) -0.07  
  1. R2 = 0.55, adjusted R2 = 0.50, F(34, 281) = 10.13, p < 0.001
  2. aReference category
  3. bAdjusted for education, employment, income, residential location, country of birth, treated unfairly because of HIV status in past 12 m, treated unfairly because of sexual orientation past 12 m, internalized AIDS-related stigma, number of close friends, appraisal support, belonging support, tangible support, support from partner/spouse, support from friends, support from family, and support from agencies
  4. cNot included in multivariate model due to co-linearity issues with support from partner
  5. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01
  6. B = unstandardized beta coefficient; SE = standard error; β = standardized beta coefficient