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Table 6 Means (and SDs) for the attitudes items for each vignette

From: Evaluation of Mental Health First Aid training with members of the Vietnamese community in Melbourne, Australia

Item Depression Early schizophrenia Depression with suicidal thoughts Chronic schizophrenia
  T1 T2 T1 T2 T1 T2 T1 T2
People with a problem like John's could snap out of they wanted 3.49
(1.15)
3.62
(1.20)
3.67
(1.26)
3.99**
(1.14)
3.61
(1.24)
3.88*
(1.12)
3.76
(1.30)
3.90
(1.27)
A problem like John's is a sign of personal weakness 3.36
(1.25)
3.59*
(1.28)
3.40
(1.31)
3.69**
(1.26)
3.33
(1.26)
3.63**
(1.22)
3.49
(1.33)
3.77*
(1.26)
A problem like John's is not a real medical illness 3.61
(1.01)
3.89**
(.97)
3.87
(1.10)
4.12*
(.97)
3.83
(1.11)
3.88
(1.04)
3.75
(1.27)
4.15**
(1.04)
People with a problem like John's are dangerous 3.50
(1.20)
3.83**
(1.02)
2.98
(1.08)
3.15
(1.08)
2.87
(1.24)
3.29**
(1.24)
2.92
(1.18)
3.06
(1.24)
It is best to avoid people with a problem like John's so you don't develop the problem yourself 4.23
(.95)
4.24
(.90)
4.09
(.92)
4.13
(.88)
4.01
(.96)
4.04
(.98)
4.13
(.90)
3.95
(.98)
People with a problem like John's are unpredictable 2.99
(1.10)
3.40***
(1.08)
2.67
(1.05)
2.93*
(1.10)
2.83
(1.18)
2.99
(1.20)
2.70
(1.22)
2.74
(1.25)
If I had a problem like John's I would not tell anyone 3.82
(1.00)
4.02*
(.91)
3.63
(1.09)
3.82
(1.06)
3.61
(1.19)
3.89*
(1.03)
3.45
(1.21)
3.76*
(1.22)
I would not employ someone if I knew they had a problem like John's 3.19
(.98)
3.30
(.98)
2.70 (.99) 2.69
(1.03)
2.72
(1.08)
2.81
(1.12)
2.51
(1.06)
2.54
(1.78)
I would not vote for a politician if I knew they had a problem like John's 2.68
(1.12)
2.90*
(1.15)
2.30
(.95)
2.35
(1.03)
2.53 (1.02) 2.46
(1.16)
2.29
(1.08)
2.33
(1.13)
  1. Note: Higher scores indicate higher disagreement with the statement - less stigmatising attitude. Asterisks represent the levels of significance: * for p < .05, ** for p < .01, *** for p < .001)