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Table 2 Description of clinical, psychosocial and substance use characteristics among undergraduate medical students at SPHMMC, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2016/2017

From: Prevalence and predictors of depression and anxiety among medical students in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Frequency Percent (%)
Level of education
 1st year 58 21.6
 2nd year 52 19.3
 3rd year 46 17.1
 4th year 41 15.2
 5th year 37 13.8
 6th year 35 13.0
Interest of education
 Yes 222 82.5
 No 47 17.5
Vocational status
 Short 189 70.3
 Medium 76 28.3
 Long 4 1.5
Impact of educational vocation
 Yes 163 60.6
 No 106 39.4
Diagnosed chronic illness
 Yes 15 5.6
 No 254 94.4
Family history of mental illness
 Yes 26 9.7
 No 243 90.3
Social support
 Low social support 78 29.0
 Medium social support 129 48.0
 Good social support 62 23.0
Stressful life events
 No 144 53.5
 Yes 125 46.5
Current substance (khat, cigarette and alcohol) use
 Yes 63 23.4
 No 206 76.6