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Table 7 Odds ratios (and P-values) from multiple logistic regression analyses predicting ways of encouraging professional help-seeking

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

Predictor Accompany person Contact professional on their behalf
Type of vignette   
Depression 1.001 1.001
Depression/ suicidal 1.21 (0.285) 1.68 (0.071)
Early schizophrenia 1.08 (0.646) 5.27 (0.000)
Chronic schizophrenia 2.26 (0.000) 8.01 (0.000)
Sociodemographic characteristics   
Age 18–39 1.001 1.001
Age 40–59 1.07 (0.549) 0.97 (0.828)
Age 60+ 0.90 (0.485) 0.63 (0.017)
Female gender 1.43 (0.003) 1.06 (0.683)
University degree 0.86 (0.220) 1.31 (0.046)
Experience with mental disorders   
Consumer – not sought help 0.51 (0.060) 0.33 (0.068)
Consumer – sought help 1.19 (0.228) 0.71 (0.136)
Carer – not sought help 0.83 (0.491) 1.16 (0.620)
Carer – sought help 0.98 (0.893) 1.12 (0.424)
Professional 1.21 (0.109) 1.12 (0.427)
Stigma   
Personal stigma 0.99 (0.659) 0.95 (0.000)
Perceived stigma 0.99 (0.283) 1.03 (0.008)
Correct recognition of disorder in vignette 1.16 (0.280) 1.37 (0.028)
  1. 1Reference category