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Table 1 Paired sample t-test to measure change before and after MIM GAT and connector training

From: Feasibility and acceptability of strategies to address mental health and mental ill-health in the Australian coal mining industry

  General awareness training (GAT)
(n = 1163)
Mean (SD)
Connector training
(n = 114)
Mean (SD)
Pre Post p Pre Post p
I am confident that I could identify if a workmate was experiencing a mental health problem 3.16 (0.84) 3.57 (0.76) < 0.001 3.75 (0.82) 4.42 (0.62) < 0.001
I am willing to start a conversation with a workmate about their mental health or my worries for them 3.44 (1.00) 3.78 (0.86) < 0.001 3.98 (0.93) 4.65 (0.57) < 0.001
I am confident that I could help a workmate, family member or myself identify where to start to get support 3.47 (0.94) 3.86 (0.81) < 0.001 3.97 (0.89) 4.65 (0.59) < 0.001
I am aware of the structures and systems that my workplace has in place to support worker mental health 3.29 (1.05) 3.68 (0.91) < 0.001 3.60 (1.02) 4.29 (0.88) < 0.001
I believe my workplace tries to look after worker mental health 3.24 (1.04) 3.53 (1.05) < 0.001 3.53 (0.99) 4.08 (1.00) < 0.001
I believe my workplace does a good job supporting workers experiencing mental health problems 3.23 (1.20) 3.47 (1.03) < 0.001 3.38 (1.04) 3.96 (1.02) < 0.001
  1. Scores from 1 (not at all) to 5 (very much)