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Table 3 Class size and characteristics, according to conditional probability of individuals in each response item (Stereotypes and Restrictions)

From: Stigma toward schizophrenia: do all psychiatrists behave the same? Latent profile analysis of a national sample of psychiatrists in Brazil

Stigma dimension    Profile 1 Profile 2 Profile 3
    “no stigma” “unobtrusive stigma” “great stigma”
    (n = 337) (n = 471) (n = 606)
  Item Responsea (%) (%) (%)
Negative stereotypes Dangerous More 12.8 8.5 35.9
Equally 69.0 80.2 54.1
Less 18.2 11.3 10.0
Unpredictable More 47.5 38.7 84.8
Equally 38.5 56.0 8.6
Less 14.0 5.3 6.6
Strange More 36.2 38.9 72.9
Equally 48.1 55.8 16.9
Less 15.7 5.3 10.2
Untrustworthy More 6.5 2.2 29.2
Equally 78.9 92.3 57.0
Less 14.6 5.5 13.8
Positive Stereotypes Healthy Less 44.9 56.9 81.2
Equally 47.6 39.4 15.2
More 7.5 3.7 3.6
Controlled Less 44.9 40.4 82.9
Equally 46.5 55.3 11.1
More 8.6 4.3 6.0
Talented Less 8.0 7.0 24.8
Equally 82.2 88.1 64.2
More 9.8 4.9 11.0
Rational Less 33.9 35.0 80.0
Equally 57.7 58.8 13.2
More 8.4 6.2 6.8
Restrictions Involuntary admission Agrees 94.5 99.4 97.5
Disagrees 5.5 0.6 2.5
Should not have a driver’s license Agrees 2.7 0.9 12.4
Disagrees 97.3 99.1 87.6
Should not have the right to vote Agrees 13.4 13.7 41.2
   Disagrees 86.6 86.3 58.8
  1. Bold: highest percentage on the line.
  2. aThe first response-item always corresponds to the most stigmatizing answer.
  3. Note: between-group differences were statistical significant for all items (P < .001).