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Table 1 General outcome of treatment of psychosis by traditional healers at three and six months follow up

From: Naturalistic outcome of treatment of psychosis by traditional healers in Jinja and Iganga districts, Eastern Uganda – a 3- and 6 months follow up

Follow up period Number of non casenessa Percentage 95% CI
Baseline    
Schizophrenia (N=28) - 24.35 17.43-32.96
Mania (N=41) - 35.65 27.49-44.76
Depression (N=46) - 40.00 31.50-49.16
Total    
3 months:    
Schizophrenia(N=27) 4 14.81 06.06-32.67
Mania(N=37) 20 54.05 38.30-69.02
Psychotic Depression(N=37) 16 42.24 28.62-59.18
Total 40 39.60 30.61-49.38
6 months:    
Schizophrenia(N=26) 8 30.77 16.52-50.18
Mania(N=36) 21 58.33 39.49-70.51
Psychotic depression (N=28) 12 46.43 26.45-61.06
Total 41 45.56 35.64-55.84
  1. a Number of those who scored below the cut off point caseness in the respective scales indicating improvement.