Skip to main content

Advertisement

Springer Nature is making SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research free. View research | View latest news | Sign up for updates

Table 6 Correlates of social distance scores

From: Public perception of mental health in Iraq

Variable Mean Score n P value Variable Mean Score n P value
-Mentally ill person can't work -Caring and sympathetic towards the person
   Agree   66 0.019    Agree   163 0.884
   Agree   67      Agree   62  
somewhat   55   somewhat   48  
   No response 1.68 118      No response 1.57 74  
   Disagree   106      Disagree   68  
somewhat     somewhat    
   Disagree        Disagree    
-Persons are usually dangerous -Hiding self mental illness problems
   Agree   69 0.003    Agree   219 0.449
   Agree   111      Agree   93  
   somewhat   51   somewhat 1.04 19  
   No response 2.06 90      No response   34  
   Disagree   92      Disagree   49  
somewhat     somewhat    
   Disagree        Disagree    
-Not capable of true friendship -Mental illness can't cure
   Agree   139 0.826    Agree   76 0.294
   Agree   84      Agree   98  
somewhat 1.54 67   somewhat   42  
   No response   73      No response 2.13 93  
   Disagree   50      Disagree 105   
somewhat     somewhat    
   Disagree        Disagree    
-Prevent from having children -Not allowed to decision making
   Agree   107 0.010    Agree   96 0.048
   Agree   110      Agree   104  
somewhat   22   somewhat   46  
   No response 1.91 59      No response 1.85 92  
   Disagree   114      Disagree   71  
somewhatDisagree     somewhat    
   Disagree        Disagree    
-Person should not get married -Not maintain any friendship
   Agree 1.99 80 0.559    Agree 1.52 142 0.007
   Agree   199      Agree   97  
somewhat   37   somewhat   56  
   No response   79      No response   51  
   Disagree   98      Disagree 1.52 66  
Somewhat     somewhat    
   Disagree        Disagree    
-Avoid all contact mentally ill -Marry someone with mentally ill
   Agree   87 0.189    Agree   35 0.002
Agree somewhat   95   Agree somewhat   46  
   No response 1.99 63      No response 2.92 39  
   Disagree   71      Disagree   84  
somewhat   96   somewhat   205  
   Disagree        Disagree    
-Feel shame if family member is diagnosed -Afraid to have conversion
   Agree   135 0.010    Agree   139 0.003
   Agree   92      Agree   92  
somewhat   25   somewhat   48  
   No response   41      No response   69  
   Disagree 1.80 120      Disagree 1.58 64  
somewhat     somewhat    
   Disagree        Disagree    
- Should have same rights like others Cause by genetic inheritance
   Agree   207 0.367    Agree   116 0.207
   Agree   53      Agree   98  
Somewhat   37   somewhat    
   No response   56      No response   47  
   Disagree 1.28 58      Disagree 1.86 39  
somewhat     somewhat   117  
   Disagree        Disagree    
-Not work with mentally ill person God's punishment
   Agree   120 0.876    Agree   69 0.766
   Agree   87      Agree   55  
somewhat   44   somewhat   48  
   No response 1.85 48      No response 2.54 63  
   Disagree   109      Disagree   176  
somewhat     somewhat    
   Disagree        Disagree    
-Hide mental illness problem of family Cause by brain disease
   Agree   68 0.0001    Agree   147 0.152
   Agree   43      Agree   107  
somewhat   35   somewhat   37  
   No response 2.75 45      No response 1.56 26  
   Disagree   223      Disagree   96  
somewhat     somewhat    
   Disagree        Disagree    
Causes of the problem        
Cause by substance abuse Cause by a personal weakness
   Agree   80 0.001    Agree   159 0.244
   Agree   113      Agree   88  
somewhat   43   somewhat   61  
   No response 2.10 44      No response 1.45 42  
   Disagree   136      Disagree   67  
somewhat     somewhat    
   Disagree        Disagree    
Cause by bad things happening
   Agree   175 0.001     
   Agree   102      
somewhat   72      
   No response 1.13 31      
   Disagree   32      
somewhat        
   Disagree