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Table 4 Views about mental health

From: Attitudes towards mental illness in Malawi: a cross-sectional survey

Views about mental health

Percentage (number) holding belief

Percentage (number) not holding belief

Mentally ill patients can be treated outside the hospital

24.2 (51)

75.7 (159)

All mentally ill patients are a nuisance to the public

20.4 (43)

79.5 (167)

People with mental illness can work in a regular job

39 (82)

61 (128)