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Table 1 Spectrum of illnesses in an outpatient facility in Kilifi County over a 2-month period

From: An overview of mental health care system in Kilifi, Kenya: results from an initial assessment using the World Health Organization’s Assessment Instrument for Mental Health Systems

Condition Frequency (N = 242) Prevalence (%) 95% confidence interval
Anxiety 1 0.4 0.0–2.3
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 2 0.8 0.1–3.0
Autism 1 0.4 0.0–2.3
Bipolar disorder 20 8.3 5.1–12.5
Depression 10 4.1 2.0–7.5
Epilepsy 8 3.3 1.4–6.4
Other seizure disorders 34 14.1 9.9–19.1
Post-traumatic stress disorder 1 0.4 0.0–2.3
Psychosis 31 12.8 8.9–17.7
Schizoaffective disorder 15 6.2 3.5–10.0
Schizophrenia 114 47.1 40.7–53.6
Somatic symptom disorder 2 0.8 0.1–3.0
Suicidal ideation 1 0.4 0.0–2.3
Other significant emotional or medically unexplained complaints 2 0.8 0.1–3.0