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Table 1 Respondents' perceived manifestations of mental disorder

From: Perception and beliefs about mental illness among adults in Karfi village, northern Nigeria

Manifestation No.* (%) Rank order
Aggression/destructiveness 173 (22.0) 1
Talkativeness 167 (21.2) 2
Eccentric behavior 127 (16.1) 3
Wandering 105 (13.3) 4
Self-neglect 86 (10.9) 5
Nudity 56 (7.1) 6
Restlessness/anxiety 50 (6.4) 7
Insomnia 15 (1.9) 8
Loss of consciousness 8 (1.0) 9
  1. * Multiple responses recorded. Percentages represent proportions of responses obtained.