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Table 3 Correlations between knowledge about ADHD and stigma scores and between frequency of contact with adults with ADHD and stigma scores (comparison participants)

From: Stigmatization in teachers towards adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

  Correlation coefficients r (p)
Subscale Knowledge about ADHD Frequency of contact with adults with ADHD
1 r = -.20 (p = .017*) r = -.23 (p = .006*)
2 r = -.12 (p = .145) r = -.18 (p = .028*)
3 r = -.10 (p = .239) r = -.25 (p = .003*)
4 r = .24 (p = .004*) r = .11 (p = .187)
5 r = -.13 (p = .118) r = -.08 (p = .328)
6 r = -.13 (p = .108) r = -.26 (p = .002*)
Total scale r = -.11 (p = .185) r = -.22 (p = .008*)
  1. Subscale 1: Reliability and Social Functioning; Subscale 2: Malingering and Misuse of Medication; Subscale 3: Ability to Take Responsibility; Subscale 4: Norm-violating and Externalizing Behavior; Subscale 5: Consequences of Diagnostic Disclosure; Subscale 6: Etiology; *Significant at p < .05.