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Table 3 CHW Training Quantitative Outcomes

From: Piloting a mental health training programme for community health workers in South Africa: an exploration of changes in knowledge, confidence and attitudes

  Pre-training Post-training 3 month post training
Outcome (mean, SD, N) (mean, SD, N Statistic p-value (mean, SD, N) Statistic p-value
Knowledge
(MAKS) 41.48 (5.85), N = 58 45.57 (4.25) N = 56 t = −4.523 df = 55 < 0.001 45.67 (4.59) N = 54 t = −5.0 df = 53 p < 0.001
Confidence
(MHNCCS) 45.25 (9.97), N = 58 61.75 (7.42) N = 54 t = −8.749 df = 54 < 0.001  
  Pre-training (mean, SD) N = 45 Post-training (mean, SD) N = 45  
Attitudes (CAMI)
Authoritarianism 27.87 (2.97) 26.38 (4.1) t = 2.720 0.99  
Benevolence 37.67 (4.46) 38.82 (3.79) t = −1.818 0.04  
Social Restrictiveness 24.73 (4.28) 22.4 (5.3) t = 2.96 0.002  
Tolerance to rehabilitation in the community 36.49 (5.11) 38.09 (4.22) t = −2.18 0.02  
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