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Table 5 Weighted health means and rates: Kenyan adult household-based population (916 respondents)

From: A national population-based assessment of 2007–2008 election-related violence in Kenya

Characteristic Weighted %a(95% CI)
Female Male
Inadequate access to mental health care (self-reported)b 36.8 (30.8–42.8)
Barriers to seeking mental health counseling (male and female)
 None 33.7 (28.9–38.8)
 Cost 30.4 (25.2–36.2)
 Fear of stigma 16.6 (13.3–20.6)
 Concerns about confidentiality 10.2 (8.2–12.8)
 Access to a program or facility 10.0 (7.3–13.5)
 Do not believe this would help 8.0 (5.9–10.8)
 Fear of community rejection or abandonment 3.3 (1.9–5.7)
 Fear of family rejection or abandonment 3.2 (2.0–5.1)
 Other 8.1 (4.2–11.7)
Self-reported most needed services
 Religious counseling/support groups 74.2 (63.1–83.6) 65.3 (51.2–83.3)
 Income-generating projects 30.5 (25.1–35.9) 42.2 (32.7–51.8)
 Education 26.3 (20.1–32.5) 34.4 (26.3–42.5)
 Mental health counseling 24.3 (18.7–30.0) 29.8 (21.8–37.7)
 Medical assistance 20.5 (15.0–26.0) 17.4 (11.0–23.8)
 Humanitarian assistance/food or shelter 11.4 (7.1–15.6) 18.0 (8.3–27.7)
 Nothing 7.2 (4.5–9.9) 8.0 (3.8–12.2)
 Other 15.7 (7.8–23.2) 22.8 (5.4–41.1)
  1. Source: Study Database. Survey results are representative of the adult household-based population in Kenya in September 2011, as defined in Figure 1. aAll statistics are weighted percentages unless otherwise noted. bIf respondents reported no availability of counseling/support services in their area. Note: Column values in bold represent percentages for which there are statistically significant differences at or below the .05 level (adjusted Wald test of association used) for “female” and “male”. For a detailed version of the table, please see the Additional file 1.