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Table 3 Ranked frequencies and confidence intervals of interventions by helpfulness (n = 212a)

From: Assessing mental health literacy of primary health care workers in Kenya: a cross-sectional survey

Rank order Interventiona N (%) 95%CI
1 See a psychiatrist 67 (31.8) 25.6–38.4
2 Take to a mental hospital 29 (13.7) 8.5–18.5
3 Talk with friends and family 25 (11.8) 7.6–16.1
4 Listen and try to understand the problem 21 (10.0) 5.7–14.7
5 See a doctor 18 (8.5) 4.7–12.8
6 Take medication 10 (4.7) 1.9–8.0
7 Give love and affection 9 (4.3) 1.9–7.6
8 Patient must first recognise the problem 8 (3.8) 1.4–6.6
9 Don’t know 8 (3.8) 1.4–6.6
10 See a clinical officer 7 (3.3) 1.4–6.2
11 Make happy and encourage him/her 6 (2.8) 0.9–5.2
12 See/take to faith/traditional healer 3 (1.4) 0.0–2.8
  1. aMultiple responses were recorded