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Table 4 Class size and characteristics, according to conditional probability of individuals in each response item (Perceived prejudice and Social Distance)

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 (%) (%) (%)
Perceived prejudice Accept as a close friend Disagree 22.7 87.0 73.0
   Partially agree 67.2 10.9 22.5
   Agree 10.1 2.1 4.5
  Just as intelligent as the average person Disagree 27.4 79.0 60.9
   Partially agree 48.2 17.8 32.1
   Agree 24.4 3.2 7.0
  Accept as a teacher of young children Disagree 40.0 92.8 78.5
   Partially agree 46.6 4.5 16.2
   Agree 13.4 2.7 5.3
  Think less of/not hire to take care of kids Agree 55.6 84.3 83.0
   Partially agree 40.5 14.6 15.5
   Disagree 3.9 1.1 1.5
  Hire for a job Disagree 29.8 79.6 67.0
   Partially agree 49.3 18.5 28.5
   Agree 20.9 1.9 4.5
  Treat him/her equally Disagree 46.5 92.1 85.8
   Partially agree 46.1 6.2 12.5
   Agree 7.4 1.7 1.7
  Devaluation/reluctance to date Agree 55.3 82.0 80.7
   Partially agree 43.2 16.6 18.5
   Disagree 1.5 1.4 0.8
Social distance Work Never 0.0 0.2 2.1
   Maybe 13.1 10.4 29.7
   Yes 86.9 89.4 68.2
  Live as neighbor Never 0.6 1.3 7.9
   Maybe 17.0 7.4 31.8
   Yes 82.4 91.3 60.3
  Introduce a friend Never 0.0 0.0 3.6
   Maybe 8.6 5.7 15.3
   Yes 91.4 94.3 81.1
  Meet (dinner, party, etc.) Never 0.3 0.4 1.5
   Maybe 14.8 7.7 31.4
   Yes 84.9 91.9 67.1
  Job/marriage/take care of children Never 4.2 3.6 21.1
   Maybe 59.1 54.8 70.5
   Yes 36.7 41.6 8.4
  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).