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Table 2 Background characteristics of participants (n = 300 unless specified)

From: The psychosis treatment gap and its consequences in rural Ethiopia

Characteristics Number Percent
Gender Male 172 57.3
  Female 128 42.7
Age 18–24 65 21.7
25–34 82 27.3
35–44 79 26.3
45–54 46 15.3
55 and above 28 9.3
Residence Urban 60 20.1
Rural 239 79.9
Education Illiterate 118 39.3
No formal education but can read and write 39 13.0
Formal education 143 47.7
Employment (n = 299) Agricultural work 76 25.4
self employed 16 5.4
House wife 58 19.4
Other employment 39 13.0
Unemployed 110 36.8
Income low and below 191 .63.7
Medium and above 109 36.3
Marital status Single 136 45.3
Married 111 37.0
Divorced 40 13.3
Widowed 13 4.3
Religion Orthodox Christian 271 90.0
Other 30 10.0
Ethnicity (n = 299) Gurage 281 94.0
Other 18 6.0
Children (n = 295) Yes 157 53.2
No 138 46.8
Children under 18 (n = 157) Yes 126 80.3
Summary diagnosis Schizophrenia spectrum disorders 256 85.3
Affective psychosis 44 14.7