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Table 3 Association between knowledge and attitudes regarding mental health programmes' implementation among participating health staff (n = 220)

From: Assessment of the knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) among UNRWA* health staff in Jordan concerning mental health programme pre-implementation: a cross-sectional study

Questions Attitudes’ scores mean (±SD) a p value b
Yes No
1. Do you think that you have enough knowledge about Mental Health Programme’s policies and plans? 14.0 (±1.7) 12.9 (±2.0) < 0.001
2. Did you receive training about psychosocial (non-pharmacological) interventions? 13.7 (± 1.8) 13.0 (± 2.0) 0.005
3. Did you receive refresher training on child and adolescent mental health issues? 14.1 (± 1.6) 13.1 (± 2.0) 0.002
4. Did you receive refresher training on the rational use of psychotropic medicines? 14.8 (± 1.5) 13.2 (± 2.0) 0.006
5. During your study at the university/college, how many credit hours (theoretical and practical) were dedicated to psychiatry and mental health related subjects? 13.4 (± 1.9) 12.9 (± 1.9) 0.046
  1. a Standard deviation
  2. b Independent t-test