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Table 2 Best form of help – responses to open-ended question

From: Mental health literacy and attitudes in a Swedish community sample – Investigating the role of personal experience of mental health care

  A Cases with contact N = 125 B Cases without contact N = 105 C Mentally healthy N = 128 p-value
  (%) (%) (%)  
Counselling 34.4 34.3 35.9 n.s.
Help from family or close friend 11.2 24.8 24.2 B>A, p = 0.007 C>A, p = 0.007
See a doctor (GP) 20.8 9.5 6.3 A>B, p = 0.019 A>C, p = 0.001
Work related intervention 15.2 13.3 17.2 n.s.
Anna/Magnus must first recognise the problem 7.2 5.7 3.9 n.s.
See a psychiatrist 2.4 1.9 0.8 n.s
Take medication 4.0 1.0 0 n.s.
Something else 3.2 6.7 8.6 n.s.
Don't know 3.2 1.0 3.1 n.s.