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Table 3 Percentage of respondents rating each type of professional as "helpful" or "harmful" for the person in the depression vignette (by sample)

From: Depression literacy among Australians of Chinese-speaking background in Melbourne, Australia

Item % %
  Helpful    Harmful   
  Australian Japanese Chinese Australian Australian Japanese Chinese Australian
   1. Doctor 87.3 30.4 74 0.5 9.4 2.1
   2. Pharmacist 35.4 6.8 27.6 8.7 23.6 8.6
   3. Counselor 82.2 85.8 90.2 3.1 1.0 0.5
   4. Social worker 62.8 73.4 86.9 4.5 1.4 1.0
   5. Hot-line telephone counselor 63.5 42.4 77.4 5.9 8.6 1.1
   6. Psychiatrist 65.0 69.4 73.5 7.1 5.4 3.7
   7. Clinical psychologist 66.9 56.6 83.6 5.1 6.0 0
   8. Close family members 67.9 85 82.2 4.9 1.6 2.1
   9. Close friends 78.2 84.8 76.4 2.1 1.8 2.6
   10. Naturopath 34.9 11.2 39.2 11.1 18.8 4.2
   11. Religious practitioner 45.3 13.6 58.5 8.1 24.2 2.1
   12. Deal with it alone 13.1 24.4 28.2 64 41.4 61.7
   13. Traditional Chinese medicine doctor NA NA 31.8 NA NA 8.0
   14. Traditional healer NA NA 2.7 NA NA 54.9