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Table 3 Comparison of mental health literacy and stigmatizing attitudes, pre- and post-MHFA training

From: Mental health first aid training for the Bhutanese refugee community in the United States

Variables Pre Post P
The 21 questions section of MHFA instrument on knowledge on mental health problems
Scores on knowledge on mental health prob, mean (SD) 7.55 (3.32) 9.80 (1.76) <0.0001
Quite a bit or extremely confident in providing help, % 58.5% 82.0% 0.0021
Correctly recognize depression in the vignette, % 27.6% 56.9% 0.0015
Scores on changes in stigma towards disease in vignette
Personal stigma 22.12 (5.09) 22.1 (5.82) 0.9851
Perceived stigma 19.07 (4.91) 19.39 (4.94) 0.7251