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Table 3 Favorable attitude towards mental illness among UHEPs in Addis Ababa, 2017

From: Knowledge, attitude, and practice towards mental illness service provision and associated factors among health extension professionals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency (n = 455) Percentage (100%)
Over all attitude
 Favorable 98 21.5
 Unfavorable 357 78.5
Medication is effective for treating mentally ill patients
 Strongly agree 91 20.0
 Agree 174 38.2
 Undecided 36 7.9
 Disagree 140 30.8
 Strongly disagree 14 3.1
Mentally patient should be able to receive treatment in all health facilities
 Strongly agree 116 25.5
 Agree 143 31.4
 Undecided 18 4.0
 Disagree 157 34.5
 Strongly disagree 21 4.6
People with mental illness can lead a normal life
 Strongly agree 76 16.7
 Agree 187 41.1
 Undecided 34 7.5
 Disagree 130 28.6
 Strongly disagree 28 6.2