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Table 6 Odds ratios (and P-values) from multiple logistic regression analyses predicting encouragement of help-seeking from various types of professionals

From: Mental health first aid responses of the public: results from an Australian national survey

Predictor GP/ doctor unspecified Counsellor Psychiatrist Psychologist Mental health team/ services Other mental health professionals Unspecified professionals or other professionals
Type of vignette        
Depression 1.001 1.001 1.001 1.001 1.001 1.001 1.001
Depression/ suicidal 0.77 (0.012) 1.05 (0.797) 1.04 (0.895) 1.13 (0.688) 1.92 (0.597) 1.28 (0.784) 1.76 (0.000)
Early schizophrenia 0.55 (0.000) 0.92 (0.697) 2.23 (0.002) 1.42 (0.281) 13.79 (0.013) 3.68 (0.102) 1.72 (0.000)
Chronic schizophrenia 0.60 (0.000) 1.16 (0.461) 2.66 (0.000) 1.76 (0.062) 20.34 (0.004) 7.12 (0.024) 2.96 (0.000)
Sociodemographic characteristics        
Age 18–39 1.001 1.001 1.001 1.001 1.001 1.001 1.001
Age 40–59 1.19 (0.055) 0.88 (0.366) 1.35 (0.096) 0.96 (0.887) 0.50 (0.112) 1.03 (0.949) 0.93 (0.476)
Age 60+ 1.35 (0.010) 0.49 (0.001) 1.55 (0.044) 1.24 (0.505) 1.00 (1.00) 0.54 (0.447) 0.74 (0.017)
Female gender 1.34 (0.000) 1.29 (0.08) 0.74 (0.061) 1.06 (0.823) 1.00 (1.00) 1.22 (0.676) 1.10 (0.294)
University degree 0.96 (0.638) 1.34 (0.054) 0.87 (0.473) 2.29 (0.001) 1.80 (0.132) 1.89 (0.148) 1.12 (0.264)
Experience with mental disorders        
Consumer – not sought help 0.69 (0.074) 0.63 (0.237) 0.38 (0.126) 0.86 (0.813) -2 -2 0.61 (0.056)
Consumer – sought help 0.91 (0.365) 1.23 (0.227) 0.82 (0.457) 1.64 (0.060) 1.02 (0.967) 1.22 (0.735) 0.88 (0.334)
Carer – not sought help 0.87 (0.477) 1.10 (0.759) 1.53 (0.255) 0.96 (0.938) 0.88 (0.907) 0.78 (0.817) 0.97 (0.904)
Carer – sought help 1.08 (0.389) 1.32 (0.074) 1.46 (0.025) 1.51 (0.110) 1.05 (0.908) 1.08 (0.842) 1.01 (0.916)
Professional 1.00 (0.985) 0.95 (0.751) 0.891 (0.570) 1.17 (0.570) 2.42 (0.008) 1.01 (0.990) 0.98 (0.828)
Stigma        
Personal stigma 0.97 (0.005) 1.00 (0.969) 1.00 (0.835) 1.00 (0.917) 0.92 (0.120) 0.89 (0.007) 0.95 (0.000)
Perceived stigma 0.99 (0.079) 1.01 (0.468) 1.00 (0.969) 0.98 (0.439) 1.04 (0.188) 1.05 (0.083) 1.03 (0.000)
Correct recognition of disorder in vignette 1.43 (0.000) 1.49 (0.019) 1.17 (0.379) 0.74 (0.171) 1.60 (0.255) 3.00 (0.072) 1.24 (0.031)
  1. 1Reference category
  2. 2Could not be calculated