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Table 5 Recommended source of help for ‘depressed’ vignette

From: Mental health literacy: what do Nigerian adolescents know about depression?

Help source Total
N (%)
Male
N (%)
Female
N (%)
X2 p value
Hospital/med practitioners 20 (7.3) 7 (5.0) 13 (9.7) 2.28 0.131
Counsellor 66 (24.0) 34 (24.1) 32 (23.9) 0.02 0.964
Family 89 (32.4) 45 (31.9) 44 (32.8) 0.27 0.870
Friends 80 (29.1) 29 (20.6) 51 (38.1) 10.19* 0.001
Teacher 29 (10.5) 9 (6.4) 20 (14.9) 5.32* 0.021
Psychologist/Psychiatrist 4 (1.5) 1 (0.7) 3 (2.2) 1.12 0.292
Pastor 5 (1.8) 4 (2.9) 1 (0.7) 1.703 0.192
God 15 (5.4) 10 (7.0) 5 (3.7) 1.44 0.231
  1. * Chi square significant at p < 0.05