Table 1

Characteristics of the sample (N = 617)

Demographic status

N

Mean

sd


Age

558

46.60

13.25

Years of education

613

13.95

2.42

Gender

N

%

Female

384

62.2%

Male

233

37.8%


Clinical characteristics

N

%


Past history of anxiety disorder (n = 608)

111

18.3%

N

Mean

sd

Goldberg anxiety scale

617

3.01

2.73

Goldberg depression scale

617

2.23

2.28

K10 distress

609

16.29

6.96

Anxiety exposure

617

6.86

3.11


Stigma levels

Mean

sd

N


Mental illness social distance

597

5.14

3.13

Mental illness perceived stigma (DDS)

617

18.88

4.65

Depression personal stigma (DSS)

606

10.00

5.26

Depression perceived stigma (DSS)

608

20.34

5.87

Anxiety social distance scale

610

4.43

2.95

Anxiety personal stigma (GASS)

610

9.03

5.60

Anxiety perceived stigma (GASS)

608

21.51

6.61


DDS: Devaluation Discrimination Scale; GASS: Generalised Anxiety Stigma Scale; DSS: Depression Stigma Scale

Griffiths et al. BMC Psychiatry 2011 11:184   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-11-184

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