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Table 4 Association between help seeking behaviour and barriers for mental health care in the baseline survey

From: Change in treatment coverage and barriers to mental health care among adults with depression and alcohol use disorder: a repeat cross sectional community survey in Nepal

  Received treatment in the past 12 months Unadjusted Odds ratio (95% CI) P value
Barriers to mental health care No [Mean (SD)] Yes [Mean (SD)]
Overall BACE 32.1 (13.3) 27.6 (10.6) 0.97 (0.94–1.00) 0.111
Stigma 13.6 (6.6) 11.6 (6.5) 0.96 (0.98–1.02) 0.167
Financial barriers 3.6 (1.8) 2.8 (1.2) 0.76 (0.59–0.99) 0.042
Low perceived needs 4.2 (2.3) 4.0 (2.2) 0.96 (0.80–1.15) 0.665
Cultural practice and beliefs 3.0 (1.6) 2.4 (1.2) 0.78 (0.58–1.04) 0.095
Lack of support 3.1 (1.9) 2.3 (1.5) 0.78 (0.61–1.01) 0.063
Lack of knowledge about available services 1.3 (0.96) 1.1 (1.0) 0.81 (0.52–1.27) 0.362
Perceived ineffectiveness of services 2.3 (1.7) 2.0 (1.5) 0.90 (0.70–1.17) 0.448