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Table 2 Level of awareness and knowledge of MHCs, and attitudes towards treatments for mental well-being by different MHCs and age groups in Narail district in Bangladesh

From: An assessment of awareness of mental health conditions and its association with socio-demographic characteristics: a cross-sectional study in a rural district in Bangladesh

Mental Health Conditions Awareness (heard of)   Total participants Adults and Older Adults
Awareness Knowledgeb Attitude towards treatment Awareness Knowledgeb Attitude towards treatment b
n = 2425    Adults, n = 1278 Older Adults n = 1147 Adults Older Adults Adults Older Adults
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Common MHCs Depression 206 (8.5) 199 (96.6) 204 (99.0) 149 (11.7) 57 (5.0)a 143 (96.0) 56 (98.2) 148 (99.3) 56 (98.2)
Anxiety 151 (6.2) 141 (93.4) 149 (98.7) 121 (9.5) 30 (2.6)a 113 (93.4) 28 (93.3) 119 (98.3) 30 (100)
Drug addiction 1018 (42.0) 1006 (99.0) 1004 (99) 665 (52.0) 353 (30.8)a 659 (99.0) 347 (98.0) 652 (98.0) 352 (100)
Severe MHCs Psychosis 85 (3.5) 76 (89.4) 85 (100) 60 (4.7) 25 (2.2)a 53 (88.3) 23 (92.0) 60 (100) 25 (100)
Dementia 662 (27.3) 659 (99.5) 661 (99.8) 423 (33.1) 239 (20.8)a 421 (99.5) 238 (99.6) 422 (99.8) 239 (100)
Bipolar disorder 79 (3.3) 63 (79.7) 78 (98.7) 59 (4.6) 20 (1.7)a 46 (78.0) 17 (85.0) 58 (98.3) 20 (100)
  1. aSignificant at 0.001; b knowledge is related to participants who are aware about the disorders