Table 9

Percentage (95% CI) of respondents giving each outcome as likely for the person described in the vignette

Likely outcome

Country

Depression Vignette

Depression/Suicidal Vignette

Early Schizophrenia Vignette

Chronic Schizophrenia Vignette


With professional help

Full recovery

Australia

37.3 (32.8–42.1)

29.6 (25.5–34.1)

24.8 (21.1–29.0)

15.8 (12.4–19.9)

Japan

7.4 (5.1–9.7)

5.8 (3.7–7.9)

4.4 (2.6–6.2)

2.8 (1.3–4.3)

Full recovery with relapse

Australia

43.6 (39.2–48.1)

48.2 (43.6–52.8)

47.3 (43.0–51.5)

38.9 (34.3–43.7)

Japan

37.2 (32.9–41.5)

33.8 (29.6–38.0)

34.6 (30.4–38.8)

27.8 (23.9–31.7)

Partial recovery

Australia

9.9 (7.6–12.8)

9.0 (6.9–11.7)

12.8 (10.0–16.2)

19.1 (15.9–22.7)

Japan

14.8 (11.7–17.9)

15.4 (12.2–18.6)

13.2 (10.2–16.2)

13.6 (10.6–16.6)

Partial recovery with relapse

Australia

5.8 (4.0–8.2)

9.5 (7.1–12.6)

11.9 (9.5–14.9)

21.4 (17.9–25.5)

Japan

37.4 (33.1–41.7)

40.6 (36.3–44.9)

42.2 (37.9–46.5)

52.8 (48.4–57.2)

No improvement

Australia

0.1 (0.0–0.8)

0.3 (0.1–1.6)

0.3 (0.0–2.3)

0.8 (0.3–2.0)

Japan

2.4 (1.1–3.7)

1.2 (0.2–2.2)

2.4 (1.1–3.7)

1.6 (0.5–2.7)

Get worse

Australia

0.5 (0.1–1.9)

0.2 (0.0–1.3)

0.2 (0.0–2.4)

0.3 (0.1–1.3)

Japan

0.0 (0.0–0.0)

0.2 (0.0–0.6)

0.2 (0.0–0.6)

0.0 (0.0–0.0)

Don't know

Australia

2.8 (1.7–4.7)

3.1 (1.9–4.9)

2.8 (1.5–4.9)

3.6 (2.3–5.7)

Japan

0.8 (0.0–1.6)

3.0 (1.5–4.5)

3.0 (1.5–4.5)

1.4 (0.4–2.4)

Without professional help

Full recovery

Australia

0.6 (0.2–1.9)

0.4 (0.1–1.7)

0.6 (0.2–1.6)

0.1 (0.0–1.2)

Japan

0.6 (0.0–1.3)

0.8 (0.0–1.6)

0.0 (0.0–0.0)

0.4 (0.0–1.0)

Full recovery with relapse

Australia

2.2 (1.2–4.2)

1.5 (0.8–2.8)

0.7 (0.2–2.3)

0.5 (0.1–1.7)

Japan

4.2 (2.4–6.0)

2.6 (1.2–4.0)

2.6 (1.2–4.0)

1.2 (0.2–2.2)

Partial recovery

Australia

2.8 (1.6–4.8)

2.5 (1.4–4.6)

0.9 (0.4–2.1)

1.2 (0.5–2.7)

Japan

3.8 (2.1–5.5)

3.8 (2.1–5.5)

2.6 (1.2–4.0)

1.2 (0.2–2.2)

Partial recovery with relapse

Australia

9.9 (7.4–13.0)

6.7 (4.7–9.3)

3.7 (2.5–5.6)

1.2 (0.5–3.0)

Japan

12.4 (9.5–15.3)

11.2 (8.4–14.0)

8.6 (6.1–11.1)

4.4 (2.6–6.2)

No improvement

Australia

19.3 (16.2–22.9)

14.2 (11.4–17.5)

14.7 (11.7–18.3)

19.4 (15.9–23.4)

Japan

29.8 (25.8–33.8)

26.4 (22.5–30.3)

33.6 (29.4–37.8)

39.4 (35.1–43.7)

Get worse

Australia

63.9 (59.4–68.1)

72.0 (67.9–75.9)

78.0 (74.2–81.4)

76.8 (72.2–80.8)

Japan

47.6 (43.2–52.0)

50.8 (46.4–55.2)

49.0 (44.6–53.4)

53.2 (48.8–57.6)

Don't know

Australia

1.3 (0.6–2.7)

2.7 (1.4–5.0)

1.3 (0.6–2.9)

0.9 (0.3–2.5)

Japan

1.6 (0.5–2.7)

4.4 (2.6–6.2)

3.6 (2.0–5.2)

0.2 (0.0–0.6)


Jorm et al. BMC Medicine 2005 3:12   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-3-12

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