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Table 1 Evaluation measures

From: Using theatre to address mental illness stigma: a knowledge translation study in bipolar disorder

  Providers (n = 84) People w/ BD (n = 80) Test
  N Valid% or mean N Valid% or mean  
Participant learned something new      
 Poor (1) 0 0 2 2.7  
 Fair (2) 0 0 2 2.7  
 Neutral (3) 16 20.3 26 35.1  
 Good (4) 42 53.2 26 35.1  
 Excellent (5) 21 26.7 18 24.3  
 M (SD) 79 4.06 (0.69) 74 3.76 (0.95) t (132) = 2.27, p = 0.024a
Teaching effectiveness of presenter      
 Poor (1) 0 0 0 0  
 Fair (2) 1 1.3 0 0  
 Neutral (3) 0 0 5 6.8  
 Good (4) 11 13.9 17 23.0  
 Excellent (5) 67 84.8 52 70.3  
 M (SD) 79 4.82 (0.47) 74 4.64 (0.61) t (138) = 2.12, p = 0.036a
Emotional impact on participant      
 Poor (1) 0 0 0 0  
 Fair (2) 0 0 3 4.2  
 Neutral (3) 7 9.0 3 4.2  
 Good (4) 20 25.6 28 38.9  
 Excellent (5) 51 65.4 38 52.8  
 M (SD) 78 4.56 (0.66) 72 4.40 (0.76) t (148) = 1.39, p = 0.166
Length of event      
 Poor (1) 0 0 1 1.4  
 Fair (2) 1 1.3 1 1.4  
 Neutral (3) 4 5.1 7 9.5  
 Good (4) 21 26.6 31 41.9  
 Excellent (5) 53 67.1 34 45.9  
 M (SD) 79 4.59 (0.65) 74 4.30 (0.81) t (151) = 2.52, p = 0.013
Overall satisfaction with content of event      
 Poor (1) 0 0 1 1.4  
 Fair (2) 0 0 1 1.4  
 Neutral (3) 0 0 4 5.4  
 Good (4) 20 25.3 19 25.7  
 Excellent (5) 79 74.7 49 66.2  
 M (SD) 79 4.75 (0.44) 74 4.54 (0.78) t (113) = 2.00, p = 0.048a
Overall rating of event      
 Poor (1) 0 0 1 1.4  
 Fair (2) 0 0 0 0  
 Neutral (3) 1 1.3 2 2.7  
 Good (4) 19 24.1 21 28.4  
 Excellent (5) 59 74.7 50 67.6  
 M (SD) 79 4.73 (0.47) 74 4.61 (0.68) t (129) = 1.33, p = 0.188a
Could event change public acceptance of BD      
 No 0 0 1 1.9  
 Somewhat 11 13.8 10 18.5  
 Yes 69 86.3 43 79.6  
Could event change non-MH providers’ acceptance of BD      
 No 0 0 na na  
 Somewhat 15 18.5 na na  
 Yes 65 81.3 na na  
Could event change MH providers’ acceptance of BD      
 No 1 1.3 na na  
 Somewhat 16 20.0 na na  
 Yes 63 78.8 na na  
Did event change participants’ acceptance of BD      
 No 24 30.4 20 37.0  
 Somewhat 18 22.8 14 25.9  
 Yes 37 46.8 20 37.0  
  1. na, not applicable. aUnequal variance t test.