Table 4

Distribution of attitude towards the mentally ill by gender

Attitude

Male

Female

Total


No. (%)

No. (%)

Fear

24 (20.8)

89 (79.2)

113

Avoidance

12 (14.4)

69 (85.6)

81

Anger

48 (96.8)

2 (3.2)

50

Suspicion

36 (90.4)

4 (9.6)

40

Hostility

32 (93.6)

3 (6.4)

35

Mistrust

28 (89.6)

4 (10.4)

32

Indifference

16 (96.0)

1 (4.0)

17

Sympathy

39 (33.6)

78 (66.4)

117

Kindness

17 (20.8)

62 (79.2)

79


Kabir et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2004 4:3   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-4-3

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