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Table 3 Frequency of help-seeking behavior among Dessie town residents 2020 (N = 477)

From: Knowledge, attitude, and associated factors towards mental illness among residents of Dessie town, northeast, Ethiopia, a cross-sectional study

Variable Categories Frequency Percent (%)
Intimate partner (husband,wife) Likely 454 95.2
  Unlikely 23 4.8
Neighborhood/close friends Likely 403 84.5
  Unlikely 74 15.5
Parents Likely 467 97.9
  Unlikely 10 2.1
Another family member/relatives Likely 450 94.3
  Unlikely 27 5.7
Health worker(e.g doctors, nurse, psychologist, counselor, social worker Likely 456 95.6
  Unlikely 21 4.4
Religious leader Likely 409 85.7
  Unlikely 68 14.3
Traditional healers Likely 195 40.9
  Unlikely 282 59.1