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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

Variables Categories Frequency Percent
Age of onset of Schizophrenia Before 25 years 192 47
After 25 years 215 53
Duration of illness (years) < 1 75 18
1–5 117 29
6–10 127 31
> 10 90 22
Number of admissions No 238 58.2
≤ 2 115 28.1
> 2 56 13.7
Suicidal ideation Yes 202 49.4
No 207 50.6
Suicide attempts Yes 210 51.3
No 199 48.7
Positive symptoms Mean and SD 11.8 ± 5
Negative symptoms Mean and SD 9.4 ± 3
Pathology of symptoms Mean and SD 23.92 ± 5.4