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Table 3 Clinical factors of caregivers of people with SMI at Felege-Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia, July, 2016 (n = 478)

From: Perceived stigma among non-professional caregivers of people with severe mental illness, Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia

Variables Categories Frequency Percent
Types of diagnosis Schizophrenia 175 36.6
Bipolar disorders 115 24.1
MDD 188 39.3
Age of illness onset (years) ≤ 20 262 54.8
21–40 135 28.2
≥ 40 81 16.9
Duration patient’s Illness (years) ≤ 1 111 23.2
> 1 367 76.8
Duration of treatment of patients (years) ≤ 1 205 42.9
2–5 178 37.2
6–10 75 15.7
≥ 11 20 4.2
Admission No 171 35.8
Yes 307 64.2