Table 2

The top three facilitators as ranked by participants in written activity
Rank Facilitators Scorea
1 Already knowing a health professional quite well (e.g., counsellor, doctor) 24
2 Being aware of your feelings and finding it easy to express them 19
3 Others have a positive attitude towards seeking help [pooled data: coach (9), friends (4), teammates (3), family (1)] 17

Note:a Ranks reverse scored and cumulated across participants. Scores for each topic were calculated by cumulating the reverse-scored ranks (i.e., 1 = 3, 2 = 2, 3 = 1) across participants. Higher scores indicate higher ranked importance.

Gulliver et al.

Gulliver et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:157   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-157

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