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Table 1 distribution of bipolar patients (n = 411) by socio-demographic factors related to aggressive behaviour attending at Amanual Mental Specialized Hospital; May, 2015

From: Magnitude and associated factors of aggressive behaviour among patients with bipolar disorder at Amanual Mental Specialized Hospital, outpatient department, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

  Aggressive behavior
Characteristics Yes No Overall Chisq test(X2)
Sex
 Male 49(28%) 126(72%) 175(42.6%) 0.30
 Female 72(30.5%) 164(69.5%) 236(57.4%)
Residency
 Urban 91(31%) 203(69%) 294(71.5%) 1.14
 Rural 30(25.6%) 87(74.4%) 117(28.5%)
Age
 18–26 33(31.4%) 72(68.6%) 105(25.55%) 2.73
 27–32 29(26.9%) 79(73.1%) 108(26.3%)
 33–40 36(34.3%) 69(65.7%) 105(25.55%)
 41–75 23(24.7%) 70(75.3%) 93(22.6%)
Education
 uneducated 14(20.3%) 55(79.7%) 69(16.8%) 3.69
 Primary 43(31.4%) 94(68.6%) 137(33.33%)
 Secondary 40(30.3) 92(31.7%) 132(32.11%)
 Diploma 14(35%) 26(65%) 40(9.73%)
 Degree and above 10(30.3%) 23(69.7%) 33(8.03%)
Religion
 Orthodox 80(32%) 170(68%) 250(60.8%) 5.08
 Muslim 26(26%) 74(74%) 100(24.3%)
 Protestant 15(24.6%) 46(75.4%) 61(14.9%)
Marital status
 Single 62(32.3%) 130(67.7%) 192(46.7%) 6.70
 Married 45(25%) 135(75%) 180(43.8%)
 Divorced/separate/widowed 14(35.9%) 25(64.1%) 39(9.5%)
Ethnicity
 Amahara 45(31.7%) 97(68.3%) 142(34.6%) 3.61
 Oromo 36(26.7%) 99(73.3%) 135(32.8)
 Gurage 26(31.7%) 56(68.3%) 82(20%)
 Tigray 9(37.5%) 15(62.5%) 24(5.8%)
 Others a 5(17.9%) 23(82.1%) 28(6.8%)
Occupation
 Government employee 12(25.5%) 35(74.5%) 47(11.44%) 5.36
 Nongovernmental employee 10(27.8%) 26(72.2%) 36(8.8%)
 Farmer 10(26.3%) 28(73.7%) 38(9.24%)
 Merchant 20(33.3%) 40(66.7%) 60(14.6%)
 Student 11(42.3%) 15(57.7%) 26(6.3%)
 Housewife 15(23.8%) 48(76.2%) 63(15.32%)
 Daily worker 4(20%) 16(80%) 20(4.9%)
 Jobless 39(32.2%) 82(67.8%) 121(29.4%)
Living condition
 With family 104(29%) 255(71%) 359(87.3%) 30
 Alone 17(32.7%) 35(67.3%) 52(12.7%)
Wealth index
 Lowest 27(32.9%) 55(67.1%) 82(20%) 2.48
 Second 27(30.7%) 61(69.3%) 88(21.4%)
 Middle 20(26%) 57(74%) 77(18.7%)
 Fourth 29(32.6%) 60(67.4%) 89(21.7%)
 Highest 18(24%) 57(76%) 75(18.2%)
  1. Others a (Wolaita, Sidama, Gamo)