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Table 3 Respondents' perceptions of people with mental illness

From: Public perception of mental health in Iraq

  Agree Somewhat
agree
Neutral Somewhat
disagree
Disagree
Positive perception
Capable to work 25.73 28.64 13.35 16.26 16.02
Anybody can have mental illness 33.82 22.41 12.29 9.4 11.08
Negative perception
Blame for own condition 61.93 21.45 8.67 3.61 4.34
Tell by physical appearance 25.67 33.74 9.78 11 19.8
Usually dangerous 16.71 26.88 12.35 21.79 22.28
Not capable of true friendship 33.66 20.34 16.22 17.68 12.11