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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the participants with severe psychiatric disorders in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (n = 309)

From: Misdiagnosis, detection rate, and associated factors of severe psychiatric disorders in specialized psychiatry centers in Ethiopia

Characteristics Frequency Percentage
Sex
 Male 202 65.37
 Female 107 34.63
Age
 30 or less 110 35.6
 30 to 40 106 34.3
 41 and more 93 30.1
SPD type
 Schizophrenia 135 43.69
 Bipolar disorder 54 17.48
 MDD 92 29.77
 Schizoaffective disorders 28 9.06
Educational status
 Uneducated 30 9.71
 Primary 103 33.33
 Secondary 118 38.19
 Higher 58 18.77
Ethnicity
 Amhara 95 30.74
 Gurage 82 26.54
 Oromo 91 29.45
 Others 41 13.27
Religion
 Muslim 87 28.16
 Orthodox 157 51.46
 Protestant 57 18.54
 Others 6 1.94
Marital status
 Single 202 65.37
 Married 74 23.95
 Divorcee/widowed 33 10.68
Residence
 Urban 235 76.05
 Rural 74 29.95
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