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Table 2 Ethnic variations in proportional and dichotomous illness attributions during FEP

From: Ethnicity and pathways to care during first episode psychosis: the role of cultural illness attributions

Illness attribution White Black Asian P value Odds ratio (95 % CI)c
Individual 14.07%a 10.71 % 13.57 % 0.572b White vs Asian 0.94 (0,35, 2.50)
      White vs Black 0.64 (0.21, 1.94)
      Black vs Asian 1.47 (0.47, 4.53)
Natural 4. 89 % 8.10 4.26 % 0.443b White vs Asian 1.05 (0.20, 5.51)
      White vs Black 2.33 (0.52, 10.52)
      Black vs Asian 0.45 (0.10, 2.03)
Social 6.48 % 5.95 % 2.33 % 0.373b White vs Asian 0.32 (0.06, 1.67)
      White vs Black 0.84 (0.22, 3.24)
      Black vs Asian 0.38 (0.07, 2.20)
Supernatural 7.0 % 11.9 % 34.11 % 0.001 b White vs Asian 4.02 (1.52, 10.62)
      White vs Black 1.16 (0.38, 3.57)
      Black vs Asian 3.48 (1.25, 9.67)
No attribution 54.22 % 54.76 % 29.46 % 0.009 b White vs Asian 0.33 (0.14, 0.78)
      White vs Black 0.99 (0.38, 2.56)
      Black vs Asian 0.33 (0.13, 0.84)
  1. CI Confidence Interval; aMean group percentage of total attributions; bBased on the Kruskall-Wallis test for non-normally distributed data; cBased on logistic regression analysis with at least 1 attribution as the outcome, Bold typeface indicates significant Odds Ratio