|Mean score of items measuring family stigma in GGFRC, south west Ethiopia, 2012|
|Families with a member who is mentally ill should be treated in the same way they treat other families (reverse coded)||1-5||2.81||1.23|
|I believe that parents of children with a mental illness are not just as responsible and caring as other parents||1-5||2.43||1.07|
|People should keep their family member with mental illness behind locked doors||1-5||2.24||1.05|
|Families with a member of serious mental illness should not be visited as often as families without mental illness||1-5||2.21||0.98|
|Parents of children with mental illness should be blamed for the mental illness of their children||1-5||2.18||1.13|
|It would be foolish to marry a family member of a man/woman who has suffered from mental illness||1-5||2.13||1.05|
|I do not feel good to be friends with families that have a relative who is mentally ill living with them||1-5||2.09||1.00|
|Families with a member of serious mental illness should be ashamed of them selves||1-5||1.99||1.04|
|People should never tell to anyone that they have a family member with mental illness||1-5||1.94||0.85|
|Families with a member of mental illness should not be allowed to be a member of social gatherings and institutions||1-5||1.63||0.85|
*(1 = strongly disagree, 2 = disagree, 3 = neutral, 4 = agree, 5 = strongly agree).
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