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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