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Table 2 Mental Health Literacy: beliefs about substance use behaviour portrayed in the vignettes

From: Negative attributions towards people with substance use disorders in South Africa: Variation across substances and by gender

Believe that behaviour is... Total (n = 868) % yes Alcohol (n = 213) % yes Cannabis (n = 229) % yes Methamphetamine (n = 217) % yes Heroin (n = 209) % yes p-value
Normal response 34 38 33 28 37 0.21
Typical of weak character 64 67 65 61 65 0.71
Typical of mental illness 53 50 54 57 51 0.31
Typical of general medical problem 43 53 44 38 55 0.26