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Table 3 Frequency and distribution of respondents by perceived degree of importance of integrating mental health into the primary health care system and perceived degree of importance of training in identification and management of mental disorders (broken down by job title)

From: Integrating mental health into primary health care in Zambia: a care provider's perspective

Job Title Importance of Integration
N (%)*
Importance of training
N (%)*
  Extremely important Important Unimportant Extremely Unimportant Extremely important Important Unimportant Extremely Unimportant
Clinical Officer general (n = 32) 20
(62.5)
10
(31.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
18
(56.2)
9
(28.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(15.6)
Clinical Officer Psychiatry (n = 7) 4
(57.1)
3
(42.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(71.4)
2
(28.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Registered Nurse (n = 26) 23
(88.5)
3
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
15
(57.7)
9
(34.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.7)
Enrolled Nurse (n = 33) 23
(69.7)
10
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
25
(75.8)
6
(18.2)
2
(6.1)
0
(0.0)
Enrolled Psychiatric Nurse (n = 7) 6
(85.7)
1
(14.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(71.4)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
Registered Mental Health (n = 2) 2
(100)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(100.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Environmental Health Technologist (n = 4) 1
(25.1)
3
(75.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.0)
2
(50.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Total 79
(71.2)
30
(27.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(1.8)
72
(64.9)
29
(26.1)
2
(1.8)
8
(7.2)
  1. *NOTE: % of individuals within particular job description