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Table 4 Percentage (and 95% CI) of Japanese and Australian respondents rating each group in the population as "less 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 Less Likely at Risk Depression Vignette Depression/Suicidal Vignette Early Schizophrenia Vignette Chronic Schizophrenia Vignette
Women     
   Japanese 21.6 (18.0–25.2) 22.8 (19.1–26.5) 24.0 (20.2–27.8) 24.8 (21.0–28.6)
   Australian 12.0 (9.7–14.7) 13.6 (11.5–16.0) 12.8 (10.8–15.1) 18.7 (16.4–21.3)
Young     
   Japanese 24.0 (20.2–27.8) 20.8 (17.2–24.4) 14.6 (11.5–17.7) 27.6 (23.7–31.5)
   Australian 19.5 (16.8–22.4) 18.8 (16.4–21.4) 10.9 (8.9–13.2) 30.6 (27.5–33.9)
Old     
   Japanese 30.2 (26.2–34.2) 25.0 (21.2–28.8) 38.6 (34.3–42.9) 27.4 (23.5–31.3)
   Australian 34.8 (31.5–38.2) 37.2 (34.2–40.3) 43.2 (39.8–46.7) 25.2 (22.5–28.1)
Poor     
   Japanese 23.4 (19.7–27.1) 19.6 (16.1–23.1) 26.4 (22.5–30.3) 23.4 (19.7–27.1)
   Australian 8.5 (6.6–10.8) 7.4 (6.0–9.2) 9.1 (7.3–11.3) 7.2 (5.7–9.1)
Unemployed     
   Japanese 13.0 (10.0–16.0) 11.0 (8.2–13.8) 14.8 (11.7–17.9) 15.6 (12.4–18.8)
   Australian 4.4 (3.0–6.2) 4.6 (3.5–6.2) 5.4 (4.1–7.1) 5.5 (4.1–7.5)
Divorced/separated     
   Japanese 12.2 (9.3–15.1) 13.6 (10.6–16.6) 14.0 (10.9–17.1) 16.0 (12.8–19.2)
   Australian 4.1 (3.0–5.7) 5.5 (4.2–7.3) 5.2 (3.9–6.9) 6.7 (5.1–8.7)
Single     
   Japanese 19.2 (15.7–22.7) 13.0 (10.0–16.0) 13.6 (10.6–16.6) 20.4 (16.9–23.9)
   Australian 21.4 (18.8–24.4) 19.2 (16.6–22.2) 17.7 (15.2–20.4) 17.1 (14.9–19.6)