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Table 3 Prevalence of care receipt by type of provider

From: The psychosis treatment gap and its consequences in rural Ethiopia

Care Type Number Percent
Inpatient care-Lifetime (n = 300) Biomedical 64 21.3
FTH 229 76.3
Inpatient care-Most recent episode (n = 300) Biomedical 22 7.3
FTH 114 38.0
Outpatient care-Lifetime (n = 299) Biomedical 174 58.2
FTH 254 84.9
Outpatient care- Most recent episode (n = 299) Biomedical 120 40.1
FTH 164 45.2
Informal sector (lifetime)    
Family 286 95.7
Neighbours 69 23.0
Religious organisations 31 10.3
Social groups (Idir) 10 3.3
NGOs 5 1.7
Friends (n = 292) 46 15.8
Self-support/self help 257 85.7
Community support 69 23.0
  1. FTH Faith and Traditional Treatment, NGOs Non-Governmental Organizations