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Table 2 Distribution of clinical 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

VariablesCategoriesFrequencyPercent
Age of onset of SchizophreniaBefore 25 years19247
After 25 years21553
Duration of illness (years)< 17518
1–511729
6–1012731
> 109022
Number of admissionsNo23858.2
≤ 211528.1
> 25613.7
Suicidal ideationYes20249.4
No20750.6
Suicide attemptsYes21051.3
No19948.7
Positive symptomsMean and SD11.8 ± 5
Negative symptomsMean and SD9.4 ± 3
Pathology of symptomsMean and SD23.92 ± 5.4