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Table 3 Distribution of patients with Schizophrenia and Bipolar disorder by their substance use disorders (schizophrenia, n = 270 and bipolar disorder, n = 272) Amanuel Mental Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August, 2016

From: Suicidal ideation and attempts among people with severe mental disorder, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, comparative cross-sectional study

Substance use Schizophrenia Bipolar disorder
Disorders Current use disorder Life time use (ever had used) disorder Current use disorder Life time use (ever had used) disorder
Alcohol use disorder 71 (27.3%) 99 (36.6%) 74 (28.4%) 107 (39.1%)
Khat/chat use disorder 123 (47.3%) 125 (46.3%) 130 (49.8%) 137 (50.3%)
Nicotine use disorder 34 (13.1%) 34 (13.1%) 33 (12.6%) 34 (13%)
Cannabis use disorder 4 (1.5%) 4 (1.5%) 4 (1.5%) 4 (1.5%)
Any substance use disorder 160 (61.5%) 165 (63.5%) 167 (64%) 172 (65.9%)
Poly substance use disorders 95 (36.5%) 130 (48.1%) 71 (27.2%) 86 (31.6%)