Table 6 Differences of PDD, MAKS and MICA total scores on additional items (Mean ± SD)

From: Cross-sectional study of mental health related knowledge and attitudes among care assistant workers in Guangzhou, China

Measurements Agree Neutral Disagree F P
Item 1: People with severe mental disorders, such as schizophrenia, should long stay in hospital
 PDD 36.76 ± 6.67 36.17 ± 6.41 36.04 ± 6.42 0.48 0.621
 MAKS 22.59 ± 2.68 22.42 ± 2.60* 23.41 ± 2.56 3.75 0.024
 MICA 53.40 ± 7.43* 51.46 ± 7.15* 47.66 ± 8.38 16.81 < 0.001
Item 2: It would be disgraceful for me if someone in my family had a serious mental disorder
 PDD 40.13 ± 6.51* 37.98 ± 5.50* 35.36 ± 6.58 12.93 < 0.001
 MAKS 22.78 ± 2.90 22.43 ± 2.50 22.81 ± 2.67 0.67 0.511
 MICA 59.78 ± 4.62* 55.06 ± 6.09* 49.25 ± 7.56 52.20 < 0.001
  1. *Compare with disagree, P < 0.05