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Table 5 Participant responses to positively and negatively worded statements

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

Attitude statements Agree
n (%) 95%CI
Positive statements: I would…
 Agree to socialise with this person? 138 (83.1) 77.1–88.6
 Accept as a team member at work 125 (75.3) 68.1–81.9
 Agree to be a neighbour 120 (72.3) 65.7–78.9
 Accept relationship by marriage 118 (71.1) 63.9–78.3
 Accept interpersonal relationship 102 (61.4) 53.6–69.3
 Would vote for the person 26 (15.7) 10.2–21.1
Negative statements
 Sign of personal weakness 9 (5.4) 2.4–9.0
 Best to avoid this person 11 (6.6) 3.0–10.8
 Not a real medical problem 18 (10.8) 6.6–16.2
 People with this illness are erratic 75 (45.2) 37.3–52.4
 Should be able to snap out of it 106 (63.9) 56.6–71.1
 People with this illness are dangerous 89 (53.6) 45.8–62.0