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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of sample presented by total and subgroup percentages

From: Evaluation of outcomes for psychosis and epilepsy treatment delivered by primary health care workers in Nepal: a cohort study

  Comprehensive treatment package (%) eTAU (%) Total (%) χ2 P value comparison
n = 157 n = 47 n = 204
Disorder 0.42
 Psychosis 40 47 42  
 Epilepsy 60 53 58  
Male 51 51 51 0.99
Average agea 36.5 (14.4) 34.9 (11.5) 36.2 (13.8) 0.49
Highest level of education
 No formal education 38 43 39  
 Primary level 32 34 33  
 Secondary level 21 19 21  
 Higher secondary or above 9 4 8  
Employment category
 Unemployed 22 26 23  
 Student or informal 11 43 19  
 Agriculture 54 23 47  
 Formal or day work 13 9 12  
Caste 0.33
 Brahmin/Chhetri 34 23 32  
 Dalit 30 32 30  
 Janajati/Yogi/Puri/Giri 36 45 38  
Married 61 74 64 0.08
Family income sufficient to sustain yourself? (months per year) 0.26
 A little (1–3) 10 17 12  
 A quite bit (3–6) 29 34 30  
 Very much (6–9) 33 34 33  
 Always (9–12) 27 15 25  
  1. aAverage age presented as values, not percentages; also T-test p value presented for age comparison
  2. eTAU enhance treatment as usual