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Table 1 Distribution of the participants based on the questions that assess their knowledge about mental health (n = 220)

From: Assessment of the knowledge, attitudes, and practices (KAP) among UNRWA* health staff in Jordan concerning mental health programme pre-implementation: a cross-sectional study

Questions Frequency (%)
Yes No Don’t know a
1. Are psychotropic medicines available at your health centre? 97 (44.1) 76 (34.5) 47 (21.4)
2. Do you think that you have enough knowledge about Mental Health Programme’s policies and plans? 59 (26.8) 161 (73.2)  
3. Did you receive training about psychosocial (non-pharmacological) interventions? 75 (34.1) 145 (65.9)  
4. Did you receive refresher training on child and adolescent mental health issues? 32 (14.5) 188 (85.5)  
5. Did you receive refresher training on the rational use of psychotropic medicines? 10 (4.5) 210 (95.5)  
6. During your study at the university/college, did you have credit hours (theoretical and practical), which were dedicated to psychiatry and mental health related subjects? 149 (67.7) 71 (32.3)  
  1. a Just for the first question