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Table 2 Teachers’ awareness about students’ mental health issues

From: Beliefs about students’ mental health issues among teachers at elementary and high schools, Hail Governorate, Saudi Arabia

StatementResponses % (n)Score mean (SD)
Not aware at allNot awareSomewhat awareAwareCompletely aware
1. I have enough information about risk factors of student’s mental health problems. (n = 2377)9.5 (225)16.9 (402)50.5 (1200)16.3 (388)6.8 (162)2.9 (0.99)
2. I have enough information about causes of mental health problems. (n = 2371)5.4 (129)19.0 (451)54.0 (1280)17.3 (409)4.3 (102)3.00 (0.87)
3. I have enough information about psycho-behavioral interventions. (n = 2359)16.7 (395)37.8 (892)33.8 (797)8.6 (203)3.1 (72)2.4 (0.97)
4. I have enough information about psychological health services in the community. (n = 2326)8.7 (202)31.2 (726)40.6 (945)15.6 (362)3.9 (91)2.8 (0.95)
5. I have enough information about the system concerned with dealing with psychiatric patients. (n = 2372)17.5 (416)44.6 (1058)27.0 (640)8.6 (203)2.3 (55)2.3 (0.94)
6. I have enough information about symptoms and signs of psychological diseases among students. (n = 2380)6.6 (156)18.4 (439)52.5 (1249)16.4 (390)6.1 (146)3.0 (0.92)
7. I have enough information about school psychological health services available to students. (n = 2326)12.2 (284)24.3 (566)41.6 (968)18.2 (423)3.7 (85)2.8 (1.00)
Total scorea
 Median (range)19 (7.0–35.0)
 Mean (SD)19.2 (4.70)
 Total score/full score (%)54.86%
  1. aMaximum score = 35