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Table 1 Demographics and classifications of PMNDs in Kintampo in 2010

From: “Making the Mentally Ill Count”, lessons from a Health and Demographic Surveillance System for people with mental and neurological disorders in the Kintampo districts of Ghana

Variable Population Percentage
Case type
 Mental disorders 329 57.8
 Epilepsy 240 42.2
Gender
 Male 261 45.9
 Female 308 54.1
Age group
 <18 135 23.7
 18–34 223 39.2
 35–64 175 30.8
 65+ 34 6.0
Education
 None 279 49.0
 Basic 228 40.1
 Secondary 30 5.3
 Tertiary 11 1.9
 Vocational 21 3.7
Marital status
 Single 377 66.3
 Married 135 23.7
 Cohabiting 31 5.4
 Widowed 26 4.6
National Health Insurance scheme
 Registered 198 34.8
 Unregistered 369 65.2