Skip to main content

Table 3 Community level pre- and post-intervention scores assessing survey domains

From: A multi-faceted community intervention is associated with knowledge and standards of workplace mental health: the Superior Mental Wellness @ Work study

Survey Item Measurement scale Pre-intervention mean (SD) N = 89 Post-intervention mean (SD) N = 61 Mean difference (95% CI)
Prioritizing workplace mental health domain
 1) At this time, how much of a priority is employee mental health for your organization? 0 (lowest priority) – 5 (top priority) 3.08 (1.18) 3.31 (1.03) 0.23
(− 0.13, 0.59)
 2) Is employee mental health an issue that your organization is looking for support to address? 0 (No); 1 (Yes) 0.55 (0.50) 0.72 (0.45) 0.17a
(−0.003, 0.43)
 3) At this time, how much support is your organization looking for to address employee mental health? 0 (No support) – 3 (a lot of support) 1.84 (1.34) 2.03 (1.21) 0.21
(−0.23, 0.61)
 4) At this time, how well do you think your organization is doing in its efforts to address workplace mental health? 0 (Not well) – 3 (very well) 1.36 (0.91) 1.36 (0.91) −0.01
(−0.31, 0.30)
 5) In general, how would you rate employee mental health in your workplace environment? 0 (poor) – 4 (excellent) 1.91 (0.97) 1.89 (0.88) −0.02
(−0.33, 0.28)
 6) In general, how would you rate the amount of mental health stigma in your workplace? 0 (high) – 3 (no stigma present) 1.84 (0.74) 1.71 (0.64) −0.13
(−0.37, 0.11)
The Psychological Health and Safety Standard domain
 1) How familiar are you with the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace? 0 (not at all) – 4 (extremely familiar) 1.21 (1.36) 1.88 (1.49) 0.67
(0.20, 1.14)
 2) Has your workplace developed an action plan for implementing the Standard? 0 (No) – 2 (Yes, a plan is developed) 0.52 (0.73) 0.57 (0.83) 0.05
(−0.24, 0.34)
 3) Does your workplace have a mental health policy or commitment in place? 0 (No) – 3 (Yes, one is in place) 1.03 (1.29) 1.40 (1.31) 0.37
(−0.09, 0.84)
 4) At this time, how prepared are you to champion mental health in your workplace? 0 (Not prepared at all) – 3 (very prepared) 1.55 (1.01) 1.62 (0.99) 0.09
(−0.25, 0.42)
Mental health knowledge domain
 Knowledge relating to:
  1) Mental health in general 0 (not at all) – 4 (extremely knowledgeable) 2.13 (0.83) 2.39 (0.74) 0.26
(−0.01, 0.51)
  2) Mental health challenges in the workplace 2.02 (0.88) 2.36 (0.76) 0.33
(0.06, 0.60)
  3) Mental health stigma and its impact 2.08 (0.99) 2.34 (0.74) 0.26
(−0.02, 0.55)
  4) The legal and legislative perspectives around mental health in the workplace 1.43 (1.08) 1.58 (1.00) 0.15
(−0.19, 0.49)
  5) Accommodation of workers with mental illness 1.78 (1.06) 1.92 (0.93) 0.13
(−0.20, 0.46)
  6) Mental health promotion strategies 1.43 (1.07) 1.90 (0.94) 0.47
(0.14, 0.80)
  7) Existing resources to support mental health at work 1.63 (1.02) 1.97 (0.86) 0.33
(0.02, 0.64)
  8) How to build a business case to gain management support for mental health 1.19 (1.06) 1.52 (1.08) 0.33
(−0.03, 0.69)
  1. aChi-square used to compare proportions