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Table 3 Percentages of stigmatizing posts in three periods

From: Stigma toward Wuhan people during the COVID-19 epidemic: an exploratory study based on social media

Category Period Mean Std. Deviation
All (Stigmatizing) pre-GI 2.14% 4.52%
post-GI 1.98% 2.29%
eff-GI 0.31% 0.72%
Attitude category Infectious pre-GI 0.30% 1.00%
post-GI 0.85% 1.41%
eff-GI 0.24% 1.05%
Irresponsible pre-GI 1.32% 6.85%
post-GI 0.74% 1.05%
eff-GI 0.43% 1.92%
Stupid pre-GI 1.02% 2.32%
post-GI 0.52% 0.65%
eff-GI 0.20% 0.52%