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Table 3 Percentage of respondents endorsing each item on beliefs about prevention (N = 4938)

From: Mental health literacy about depression: a survey of portuguese youth

Beliefs about prevention Yes No I don’t know
Keeping physically active 64.0 12.4 23.6
Avoiding situations that might be stressful 83.6 6.8 9.5
Keeping regular contact with friends 85.6 4.9 9.5
Keeping regular contact with family 86.2 4.8 9.0
Not using drugs 82.0 8.5 9.5
Never drinking alcohol 74.3 12.5 13.2
Making regular time for relaxing activities 72.0 6.6 21.5
Having a religious or spiritual belief 17.5 38.9 43.6