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Table 3 Percentage (and 95% CI) of Japanese and Australian respondents rating each group in the population as "more likely" to experience the problem described in the vignette

From: Public beliefs about causes and risk factors for mental disorders: a comparison of Japan and Australia

Group More Likely at Risk Depression Vignette Depression/Suicidal Vignette Early Schizophrenia Vignette Chronic Schizophrenia Vignette
Women     
   Japanese 29.4 (25.4–33.4) 24.2 (20.4–28.0) 21.4 (17.8–25.0) 23.0 (19.3–26.7)
   Australian 26.8 (23.9–30.0) 27.2 (24.4–30.2) 21.1 (18.5–23.9) 14.7 (12.6–17.1)
Young     
   Japanese 24.2 (20.4–28.0) 24.4 (20.6–28.2) 40.4 (36.1–44.7) 26.2 (22.3–30.1)
   Australian 42.5 (39.1–46.0) 48.2 (45.0–51.4) 55.3 (52.0–58.6) 28.4 (25.6–31.4)
Old     
   Japanese 23.4 (19.7–27.1) 21.2 (17.6–24.8) 15.0 (11.9–18.1) 29.2 (25.2–33.2)
   Australian 28.6 (25.8–31.5) 29.1 (26.3–32.1) 22.0 (19.4–24.9) 38.3 (35.0–41.7)
Poor     
   Japanese 14.8 (11.7–17.9) 13.2 (10.2–16.2) 7.4 (5.1–9.7) 19.6 (16.1–23.1)
   Australian 52.6 (49.2–56.0) 52.1 (48.6–55.5) 38.9 (35.7–42.3) 37.8 (34.4–41.2)
Unemployed     
   Japanese 58.4 (54.1–62.7) 50.8 (46.4–55.2) 41.0 (36.7–45.3) 50.6 (46.2–55.0)
   Australian 76.3 (73.0–79.3) 76.7 (73.6–79.4) 62.7 (59.4–65.9) 54.9 (51.4–58.3)
Divorced/separated     
   Japanese 48.6 (44.2–53.0) 43.6 (39.2–48.0) 37.2 (32.9–41.5) 39.6 (35.3–43.9)
   Australian 69.6 (66.2–72.8) 64.3 (60.9–67.6) 53.6 (50.3–57.0) 44.3 (40.9–47.8)
Single     
   Japanese 18.2 (14.8–21.6) 22.8 (19.1–26.5) 22.8 (19.1–26.5) 24.6 (20.8–28.4)
   Australian 23.9 (21.0–27.1) 27.1 (24.2–30.1) 22.0 (19.2–25.0) 25.1 (22.2–28.2)