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Table 2 Previous experience about mental illness of participants of residents of Mertule Mariam town, East Gojam Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Help-seeking intention and associated factors towards mental illness among residents of Mertule Mariam town, East Gojam Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia: a mixed-method study

Independent variablesCategoriesFrequencyPercentage
Have you ever suffered from mental illness?Yes919.6
No85690.4
Do you know someone who has mental illness?Yes65769.4
No29030.6
If yes for the above question what is your relation?Relative656.9
Neighbor13314.0
Friend14415.2
Other60563.9
Have you been involved in caring people who have mental illness?Yes28430.0
No66370.0
Have you ever been hurt by people who have mental illness?Yes31533.3
No63266.7
Did you witness someone hurt by people who have mental illness?Yes68772.5
No26027.5
  1. Other: includes on street, other people’s home