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Table 1 Description of socio-demographic characteristics of participants with schizophrenia spectrum disorders in Comprehensive Specialized Hospitals, Amhara region, Ethiopia, 2020 (n = 404)

From: Lifetime relapse and its associated factors among people with schizophrenia spectrum disorders who are on follow up at Comprehensive Specialized Hospitals in Amhara region, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency Percentage (%)
Sex
 Male 225 55.7
 Female 179 44.3
Age
 18–24 38 9.4
 25–34 161 39.9
 35–44 128 31.7
  ≥ 45 77 19
Marital status
 Single 144 35.6
 Married 68 16.8
 Divorced 13 3.3
 Widowed 179 44.3
Religion
 Orthodox Christian 230 56.9
 Muslim 163 40.3
 Protestant 7 1.8
 Others* 4 1
Residence
 Urban 254 62.9
 Rural 150 37.1
Educational status
 Unable to read and write 76 18.8
 Primary level 129 31.9
 Secondary level 116 28.7
 College and above 83 20.6
Occupational status
 Farmer 135 33.4
 Merchant 58 14.4
 Government and private worker 94 23.3
 House wife 86 21.2
 Others** 31 7.7
Living status
 Alone 57 14.1
 Family 312 77.2
 Relatives 16 4
 Others*** 19 4.7
Mean monthly income
  < 2044 ETB 203 50.2
  ≥ 2044 ETB 201 49.8
  1. * = Jehovah’s Witness ** = Student, jobless, daily labor *** = Children, employer ETB = Ethiopian birr