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Table 2 Frequencies and Percents of Participants Agreeing (Strongly or Slightly) to Correct Response Among MAKS Items

From: Evaluation of a brief anti-stigma campaign in Cambridge: do short-term campaigns work?

  Pre-campaign
n = 92
n(%)
95% CI
Post-campaign
n = 120
n(%)
95% CI
1. Most people with mental health problems want to have paid employment (T) 69(75.0)
[68, 81]
90(75.0)
[69, 81]
2. Most people with mental health problems go to their doctor to get help (F) 20(21.7)
[16, 29]
11(9.2)
[6, 14]
3. Medication can be an effective treatment for people with mental health problems (T) 68(73.9)
[66, 80]
101(84.2)
[79, 89]
4. Psychotherapy (e.g., talking therapy or counselling) can be an effective treatment for people with mental health problems (T) 79(85.9)
[80, 91]
100(83.3)
[78, 88]
5. People with severe mental health problems can fully recover (T) 59(64.1)
[56, 71]
72(60.0)
[53, 67]
6. If a friend had a mental health problem, I know what advice to give them to get professional help (T) 53(57.6)
[50, 65]
98(81.7)
[76, 87]