Table 2

Efficacy (percentage of students)

Before (%)

After (%)

Statistics


Question

SA

MA

MD

SD

SA

MA

MD

SD

Z

p


4. If someone in my family was very emotionally upset and the situation did not seem to be improving, I would recommend a psychiatric consultation.

85.6

11.1

1.3

2

87.6

11.7

0.7

0.0

1.0

.32,ns

5. Psychiatric consultation for medical or surgical patients is often helpful.

52.3

41.1

5.9

0.7

65.3

30.7

3.3

0.7

2.11

.03

6. Psychiatric treatment is helpful to most people who receive it.

31.3

57.5

10.5

0.7

51.6

43.8

4.6

0.0

3.58

.0003


SA = Strongly agree; MA = Moderately agree; MD = Moderately disagree; SD = Strongly disagree.

Xavier and Almeida BMC Medical Education 2010 10:56   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-10-56

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