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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of patients with schizophrenia on follow-up at Amanuel Specialized Mental Hospital

From: Prevalence and management practice of first generation antipsychotics induced side effects among schizophrenic patients at Amanuel Mental Specialized Hospital, central Ethiopia: cross-sectional study

Variable category Frequency (%)
Age in years ≤35 146 (48.7)
> 35 154 (51.3)
Sex Male 195 (65.0)
Female 105 (35.0)
Residence Urban 166 (55.3)
Rural 134 (44.7)
Religion Orthodox Christian 179 (59.7)
Muslim 113 (37.7)
Others 8 (2.7)
Ethnicity Oromo 89 (29.7)
Amhara 105 (35.0)
Gurage 69 (23.0)
Others 37 (12.3)
Level of education Primary education 171 (57.0)
Secondary education 100 (33.3)
college and above 29 (9.7)
Marital status Single 150 (50.0)
Married 111 (37.0)
Widowed 11 (3.7)
Divorced 28 (9.3)
Occupation Jobless 114 (38.0)
Government employee 28 (9.3)
Private business 83 (27.7)
Farmer 45 (15.0)
Others 30 (10.0)
Substance use Yes 74 (24.7)
no 226 (75.3)
Smoke cigarettes Yes 61 (20.3)
No 239 (79.9)
Chew khat Yes 60 (20.0)
No 240 (80.0)
Drink alcohol Yes 50 (16.7)
No 250 (83.3)