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Table 4 Adequacy, quality and perceived benefit of care for treatment in recent episode

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

Service characteristic   Service type
Biomedical FTH
N Percent N Percent
Adequacy of care
(Biomedical = 109)a
Inadequate treatment 75 68.8
bMinimally Adequate 34 31.2
Perceived benefit
(N=Biomedical = 112)
(N=Holy water = 149)
Complete improvement 37 33.0 49 32.9
Some improvement 63 56.3 76 51.0
No improvement 12 10.7 23 15.4
Harm 0 0.0 1 0.7
Satisfaction in care (measuring quality)
Biomedical (111)
(FTH = 150)
Very satisfied 34 25.5 21 14.0
Satisfied 46 43.0 52 34.7
Neutral 21 18.8 32 21.3
Dissatisfied 7 8.1 32 21.3
Very dissatisfied 3 4.7 13 8.7
  1. aData not collected for Faith & Traditional providers as there is no guideline for this
  2. FTH Faith and Traditional Treatment
  3. bMinimally adequate treatment defined as receipt of appropriate treatment with at least four monitoring visits