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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics among schizophrenia patients at AMSH, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2018 (N = 409)

From: Prevalence and factors associated with higher levels of perceived stigma among people with schizophrenia Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Variables Categories Frequency Percent
Age 18–25 154 37.6
26–35 132 32.3
36–45 81 19.8
≥ 46 42 10.3
Sex Male 255 62.3
Female 154 37.7
Religion Orthodox 208 50.9
Muslim 141 34.5
Protestant 60 14.6
Marital status Single 242 59.2
Married 167 40.8
Ethnicity Oromo 165 40.4
Amhara 137 33.6
Gurage 82 20
Tigre 25 6
Educational status Unable to read and write 41 10
Primary education 170 41.6
Secondary education 139 34
Diploma and above 59 14.4