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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of the study participants

From: Situational analysis of service provision for adolescents with mental and neurological disorders in in two districts of Ghana

Caregiver focus group demographics
Variable Frequency (%)
Sex
 Male 2 (18%)
 Female 9 (82%)
Age
 20–29 0 (0%)
 30–39 1 (9%)
 40–49 2 (18%)
 50–59 4 (36%)
 60–69 3 (27%)
 70–79 1 (9%)
Occupation
 Farmer 4 (36%)
 Trader 5 (45%)
 Retired 1 (9%)
 Unemployed 1 (9%)
Relationship to Patient
 Parent 5 (45%)
 Spouse 2 (18%)
 Child 2 (18%)
 Sibling 1 (9%)
 Self 1 (9%)
Adolescent participant characteristics
Variable Frequency NHIS Registered Receiving treatment
Sex
 Male 2 Yes Yes
 Female 1 Yes Yes
Age
 14 1 Yes Yes
 18 1 Yes Yes
 19 1 Yes Yes
Primary diagnosis
 Schizoaffective disorder 1 Yes Yes
 Epilepsy 1 Yes Yes
 Enuresis 1 Yes Yes
  1. NHIS National Health Insurance Scheme