TABLE 3

Maternal Report of Acceptance and Stigma Toward Mother and Child Among Woman Raising Children From SVRPs

Weighted Number and Percent Endorsing, n (%)Mean Parenting Index With Affirmative Response (95% CI)Mean Parenting Index With Negative Response (95% CI)P
Demographics and mental health
 Respondent has a spouse (n = 762)249 (32.7)9.2 (8.9–9.5)7.7 (7.5–7.9)<.0001
 Mother reported any formal education (n = 762)418 (54.8)8.2 (7.9–8.4)8.2 (8.0–8.5).61
 Mother sees face of assailant or remembers assault when looking at child (n = 765)506 (66.1)8.1 (7.8–8.3)8.5 (8.2–8.7).03
 Mother reported 2 or more assailants (n = 751)605 (80.6)8.1 (7.9–8.3)8.7 (8.4–9.0).002
 SVRP occurred while held in captivity for more than 24 h (n = 743)635 (85.5)8.2 (8.0–8.4)8.4 (8.0–8.8).29
 Child is in school (n = 424)a226 (53.4)8.6 (8.3–8.9)8.2 (7.9–8.6).11
 Mother met PTSD symptom criteria (n = 765)442 (57.8)7.7 (7.5–8.0)8.8 (8.6–9.1)<.001
 Mother met depression symptom criteria (n = 765)372 (48.6)7.4 (7.2–7.7)8.9 (8.7–9.1)<.001
 Mother met anxiety symptom criteria (n = 765)331 (43.3)7.5 (7.2–7.7)8.8 (8.6–9.0)<.001
Stigmatization and acceptance, as perceived by the mother
 Child stigmatized by spouse, community, or family (n = 765)386 (50.4)7.7 (7.5–8.0)8.7 (8.4–8.9)<.001
  Child stigmatized by spouse (n = 331)b142 (42.9)8.3 (7.9–8.7)9.3 (9.0–9.6)<.001
  Child stigmatized by family (n = 748)c238 (31.8)7.2 (6.8–7.5)8.7 (8.5–8.9)<.001
  Child stigmatized by community (n = 610)d223 (38.1)7.5 (7.1–7.8)8.6 (8.4–8.9)<.001
 Mother stigmatized by the community (n = 610)d235 (38.4)7.6 (7.2–7.9)8.6 (8.4–8.9)<.001
 Child accepted by spouse, community, or family (n = 765)564 (73.8)8.8 (8.6–8.9)6.6 (6.2–7.0)<.001
  Child accepted by spouse (n = 324)b147 (45.2)9.2 (8.8–9.6)8.6 (8.2–8.9).02
  Child accepted by family (n = 752)c514 (68.3)8.9 (8.7–9.0)6.8 (6.4–7.1)<.001
  Child accepted by community (n = 630)d331 (52.6)9.0 (8.8–9.2)7.3 (7.0–7.6)<.001
 Mother accepted by spouse, community, or family598 (78.1)8.7 (8.5–8.9)6.5 (6.0–6.9)<.001
  Mother accepted by spouse (n = 314)b180 (57.2)9.1 (8.8–9.5)8.6 (8.1–9.0).03
  Mother accepted by family (n = 751)c552 (73.5)8.7 (8.6–8.9)6.7 (6.3–7.1)<.001
  Mother accepted by community (n = 610)d358 (58.6)8.9 (8.6–9.1)7.1 (6.8–7.5)<.001
  • Due to weighting, frequencies may be more than the 757 subjects included in the analysis. Data on perceived stigma against the mother by spouse or family were not collected. CI, confidence interval.

  • a School-aged children only.

  • b Excludes those who do not have a spouse or whose spouse does not know the child was from a SVRP.

  • c Excludes those who indicated their family does not know the child was from a SVRP.

  • d Excludes those who indicated their community does not know the child was from a SVRP.