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Table 4 Percentage of Australian and Japanese respondents unwilling to socially interact with each person described in the vignette

From: Stigma in response to mental disorders: a comparison of Australia and Japan

Social Interaction Depression Vignette Depression/Suicidal Vignette Early Schizophrenia Vignette Chronic Schizophrenia Vignette
Live next door
Australian 11.7d (9.6%–14.2%) 11.1d (9.2%–13.3%) 15.1d (12.9%–17.7%) 25.2 a,b,c (22.5%–28.1%)
Japanese 82.0* d (78.6%–85.4%) 77.6* d (73.9%–81.3%) 82.6* (79.3%–85.9%) 89.2 * a,b (86.5%–91.9%)
Evening socialising
Australian 10.9d (8.9%–13.3%) 12.2 d (10.3%–14.5%) 15.1 d (12.9%–17.8%) 26.1 a,b,c (23.0%–29.4%)
Japanese 63.0 * d (58.8%–67.2%) 58.6 * d (54.3%–62.9%) 68.6 * d (64.5%–72.7%) 81.2 * a,b,c (77.8%–84.6%)
Make friends
Australian 8.0 d (6.5%–9.9%) 9.3 d (7.6%–11.4%) 12.0 d (9.9%–14.4%) 19.7 a,b,c (17.0%–22.8%)
Japanese 57.4* d (53.1%–61.7%) 56.0* d (51.6%–60.4%) 63.8* d (59.6%–68.0%) 73.8* a,b,c (69.9%–77.7%)
Work closely
Australian 21.0d (18.4%–23.8%) 20.0d (17.3%–23.%) 23.7d (20.8%–26.7%) 33.6a,b,c (30.3–37.1)
Japanese 52.6* d (48.2%–57.0%) 54.0 * d (49.6%–58.4%) 59.2* (54.9%–63.5%) 65.2 * a,b (61.0%–69.4%)
Marry into family
Australian 28.8 c,d (25.8%–32.0%) 33.9 d (30.8%–37.2%) 39.3 a,d (36.1%–42.7%) 53.0 a,b,c (49.5%–56.6%)
Japanese 84.0 * d (80.8%–87.2%) 84.0 * d (80.8%–87.2%) 89.0* (86.2%–91.8%) 93.0 * a,b (90.8%–95.2%)
  1. symbols flagging table entries denote a small (Cohen's h ≥ 0.2) to moderate or larger (Cohen's h ≥ 0.5) effect size relative to a depression; bdepression with suicidal ideation; cearly schizophrenia; dchronic schizophrenia;*Australian prevalence. Unbolded symbols indicate a small effect size. Bolded symbols denote a moderate or larger effect size.