Table 3

Changes in student recall of factual information on mental health problems

Statement Correct ratings at baseline (n=468) Correct ratings at 1-week follow-up (n=468) Correct ratings at 6-month follow-up (n=207)
1.Statements significantly more positive at 1-week follow-up compared with baseline (P<0.0001).
2.Statements for students returning all three data-sets are significantly more positive at 6-month follow-up compared with baseline (P<0.05).
Mental health problems are caused by stress 160 (34%) 294 (64%)1 75 (38%)
People with schizophrenia have a split personality 46 (10%) 243 (53%) 56 (29%)2
There is a stigma attached to mental health problems 198 (42%) 305 (65%)1 118 (60%)2
One in four people will develop mental health problems over the course of their lives 164 (35%) 386 (82%)1 121 (61%)2