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Table 2 Mean values (standard errors) of ascription of stereotypes towards someone with depression depending on respondents’ migration background and migration status in the depression vignette

From: Depression stigma and migration – results of a survey from Germany

Item Non-migranta
(n = 644–708)
Migrant born in Germanya
(n = 58–62)
Migrant foreign borna
(n = 98–101)
Results of analyses of variance (F, partial η2, p)
Ascription of stereotypesb The person in the vignette is…
…in need of help
 Non-migrant vignette 3.30 (0.04) 3.62 (0.13) 3.35 (0.10) F(2,429) = 2.772, η2 = 0.013, p = 0.064
 Migrant vignette 3.32 (0.03) 3.55 (0.10) 3.45 (0.09) F(2,469) = 2.846, η2 = 0.012, p = 0.059
…unpredictable
 Non-migrant vignette 2.52 (0.05) 2.54 (0.16) 2.32 (0.13) F(2,419) = 0.983, η2 = 0.005, p = 0.375
 Migrant vignette 2.49 (0.05) 2.39 (0.15) 2.46 (0.09) F(2,426) = 0.224, η2 = 0.001, p = 0.799
…scary
 Non-migrant vignette 1.96 (0.05) 2.07 (0.15) 2.21 (0.12) F(2,419) = 2.090, η2 = 0.010, p = 0.125
 Migrant vignette 1.82 (0.04) 1.98 (0.12) 2.28 (0.11)c F(2,452) = 8.179, η2 = 0.035, p < 0.001
…dangerous
 Non-migrant vignette 1.97 (0.04) 2.26 (0.15) 1.77 (0.12)d F(2,419) = 3.539, η2 = 0.017, p = 0.030
 Migrant vignette 2.02 (0.04) 2.03 (0.12) 2.24 (0.12) F(2,446) = 1.643, η2 = 0.007, p = 0.195
…brilliant
 Non-migrant vignette 2.20 (0.05) 2.25 (0.16) 2.37 (0.13) F(2,393) = 0.796, η2 = 0.004, p = 0.452
 Migrant vignette 2.09 (0.04) 2.42 (0.13)c 2.07 (0.12) F(2,420) = 3.212, η2 = 0.015, p = 0.041
…sensitive
 Non-migrant vignette 3.33 (0.04) 3.60 (0.13) 3.40 (0.10) F(2,426) = 2.091, η2 = 0.010, p = 0.215
 Migrant vignette 3.34 (0.03) 3.53 (0.10) 3.34 (0.09) F(2,465) = 1.694, η2 = 0.007, p = 0.185
  1. aMean values adjusted for gender, age and level of education; statistically significant results (p < 0.05) are italicized
  2. bAscription of stereotypes items ranging from 1 ‘totally disagree’ to 4 ‘totally agree’
  3. csignificantly different from non-migrant
  4. dsignificantly different from migrant born in Germany