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Table 6 Percentage agreeing to various statements about the persons in the vignettes

From: A mental health training program for community health workers in India: impact on knowledge and attitudes

  Depression
  Pre-course %
(95% C.I.)
Post-course %
(95% C.I.)
3 Month Follow-up %
(95% C.I.)
p-value*
People with this problem can snap out of it 64.6 (51.8-76.1) 56.1 (43.3-68.3) 53.0 (40.3-65.4) 0.281
This problem is a sign of personal weakness 84.8 (73.9-92.5) 89.4 (79.4-95.6) 62.1 (49.3-73.8) < 0.001
This problem is not a real medical illness 54.5 (41.8-66.9) 51.5 (38.9-64.0) 59.1 (46.3-71.0) 0.636
People with this problem are dangerous 30.8 (19.9-43.4) 37.9 (26.2-50.7) 33.3 (22.2-46.0) 0.717
It is best to avoid people with this problem 21.2 (12.1-33.0) 6.1 (1.7-14.8) 4.5 (0.9-12.7) 0.001
People with this problem are erratic 77.3 (65.3-86.7) 90.9 (81.3-96.7) 80.3 (68.7-89.1) 0.054
I would not vote for a person with this problem 50.0 (37.4-62.6) 54.5 (41.8-66.9) 53.0 (40.3-65.4) 0.836
  Psychosis
  Pre-course %
(95% C.I.)
Post-course %
(95% C.I.)
3 Month Follow-up %
(95% C.I.)
p-value*
People with this problem can snap out of it 67.2 (54.3-78.4) 42.4 (30.3-55.2) 51.5 (38.9-64.0) 0.002
This problem is a sign of personal weakness 74.2 (62.0-84.2) 86.4 (75.7-93.6) 63.6 (50.9-75.1) 0.004
This problem is not a real medical illness 48.5 (36.0-61.1) 40.9 (29.0-53.7) 63.6 (50.9-75.1) 0.017
People with this problem are dangerous 44.6 (32.3-57.5) 40.9 (29.0-53.7) 45.5 (33.1-58.2) 0.828
It is best to avoid people with this problem 18.2 (9.8-29.6) 7.6 (2.5-16.8) 15.2 (7.5-26.1) 0.128
People with this problem are erratic 80.3 (68.7-89.1) 92.4 (83.2-97.5) 84.8 (73.9-92.5) 0.097
I would not vote for a person with this problem 48.5 (36.0-61.1) 60.6 (47.8-72.4) 57.6 (44.8-69.7) 0.217
  1. * Cochran Q-test.