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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of epileptic patients attending Felegehiwot Referral Hospital epileptic clinic (n = 422), Bahirdar, Ethiopia, February 2019

From: Common mental disorders and its determinants among epileptic patients at an outpatient epileptic clinic in Felegehiwot Referral Hospital, Bahirdar, Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

VariablesCategoryFrequencyPercent
Number of seizure attack the last 30 days1–2409.5
3–1271.7
Never37588.9
Duration on AED medication< 5 years19746.7
5–10 years11928.2
> 10 years10625.1
Epileptic fitsYes429.9
No38090.1
History of chronic medical illnessYes153.6
No40796.4
Lifetime substance useYes18644.1
No23655.9
Substance use in the last 30 daysYes9422.3
No32877.7
Alcohol misuseCAGE ≥ 2368.5
CAGE < 238691.5
Nicotine dependenceYes (FTND ≥ 1)307.1
No (FTND < 1)39292.9
Medication adherenceLow39493.4
Intermediate245.7
High adherence40.9
Family history of mental illnessYes71.7
No41598.3
Social supportPoor8219.4
Moderate25460.2
High8620.4
  1. CAGE Cut down, Annoyed, Guilty feeling and Eye opener; FTND Fagerstrom Test of Nicotine Dependence