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Table 4 Beliefs about helpfulness of different sources

From: ‘teen Mental Health First Aid’: a description of the program and an initial evaluation

  John vignette Jeanie vignette
% helpful OR (95 % CI) % helpful OR (95 % CI)
Close friend
Baseline 93.5   91.1  
Post-test vs Baseline 93.2 0.73 (0.38–1.40) 95.2 1.44 (0.74–2.78)
Follow-up vs Baseline 91.6 0.57 (0.27–1.21) 91.8 0.72 (0.35–1.49)
Counsellor
Baseline 83.3   62.1  
Post-test vs Baseline 89.9 1.89 (1.14–3.14)* 79.6 3.90 (2.40–6.32)***
Follow-up vs Baseline 85.9 1.04 (0.62–1.75) 76.7 2.80 (1.62–4.83)***
Family member
Baseline 71.6   69.0  
Post-test vs Baseline 82.5 2.28 (1.45–3.60)*** 82.0 2.64 (1.71–4.07)***
Follow-up vs Baseline 82.3 2.26 (1.43–3.55)** 81.6 2.26 (1.36–3.75)**
GP (Family doctor)
Baseline 47.4   32.8  
Post-test vs Baseline 64.2 2.83 (1.80–4.43)*** 53.8 4.41 (2.88–6.78)***
Follow-up vs Baseline 57.3 2.12 (1.33–3.37)** 52.7 3.22 (1.96–5.31)***
Minister/Priest
Baseline 17.8   12.1  
Post-test vs Baseline 24.3 1.98 (1.26–3.12)** 22.7 3.83 (2.28–6.45)***
Follow-up vs Baseline 24.6 2.37 (1.36–4.13)** 26.5 6.30 (3.41–11.63)***
Parent
Baseline 69.6   71.5  
Post-test vs Baseline 79.3 1.70 (1.11–2.62)* 76.3 1.32 (0.88–1.98)
Follow-up vs Baseline 73.5 1.24 (0.74–2.08) 75.1 1.09 (0.66–1.82)
Psychologist
Baseline 81.4   68.4  
Post-test vs Baseline 85.5 1.40 (0.86–2.26) 77.2 2.06 (1.30–3.27)**
Follow-up vs Baseline 87.5 1.78 (0.96–3.29) 78.8 2.39 (1.40–4.08)**
School welfare coordinator/counsellor
Baseline 63.5   58.6  
Post-test vs Baseline 83.7 5.54 (3.35–9.16)*** 75.7 3.03 (1.98–4.62)***
Follow-up vs Baseline 77.1 2.44 (1.42–4.22)** 72.2 2.33 (1.51–3.58)***
Teacher
Baseline 38.7   41.3  
Post-test vs Baseline 57.1 3.55 (2.34–5.40)*** 54.4 2.12 (1.44–3.10)***
Follow-up vs Baseline 49.8 2.06 (1.27–3.35)** 55.1 2.07 (1.32–3.24)**
  1. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001