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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the cases with schizophrenia in Butajira, Ethiopia

From: Five-year mortality in a cohort of people with schizophrenia in Ethiopia

Characteristics Male Female Total
  (deceased)
n = 252 (34)
% (deceased)
82.1 (13.5)
(deceased)
n = 55 (4)
%(deceased)
17.9(7.3)
(deceased)
n = 307(38)
% (deceased)
100(12.4)
Age (307)*       
   15-24 39 (4) 15.5 (1.6) 18 (1) 32.7(1.8) 57(5) 18.6 (1.6)
   25-34 106 (14) 42.1 (5.6) 17(2) 30.9(3.6) 123(16) 40.1(5.2)
   35-49 73(16) 29 (6.3) 16(1) 29(1.8) 89(17) 29 (5.5)
Marital Status (307)       
   Single 67(8) 26.6 (3.2) 11(2) 20 (3.6) 78 (10) 25.4(3.3)
   Married 116(21) 46.0 (8.3) 21(1) 38.2(1.8) 137(22) 44.6(7.2)
   Other 35(5) 13.9(2) 19(1) 34.5(1.8) 54(6) 17.6(2)
Education(307)       
   No formal education 103(21) 40.9(8.3) 38(3) 69.1(5.5) 141(24) 45.9(7.8)
   Elementary 73(8) 29(3.2) 8(1) 14.5(1.8) 81(9) 26.4(2.9)
   Education 42(5) 16.7(2) 5(0) 9.1(0) 47(5) 15.3(1.6)
Secondary and above       
Religion (307)       
   Muslim 172(25) 68.3(9.9) 30(2) 54.5(3.6) 202(27) 65.8(8.8)
   Christian 46(9) 18.3(3.6) 21(2) 38.2(3.6) 67(11) 21.8(3.6)
Residence (307)       
   Urban/Semiurban 41(12) 16.3(4.8) 16(2) 29.1(3.6) 57(14) 18.6(4.6)
   Rural 177(22) 70.2(8.7) 35(2) 63.6(3.6) 212(24) 69(7.8)
  1. *data was available for 307 cases though cases identified in the original cohort were 321.