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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants

From: “He can send her to her parents”: The interaction between marriageability, gender and serious mental illness in rural Ethiopia

  N (%)
N = 39
Participants
 Service users 11 (28.2)
 Caregivers 12 (30.8)
 Religious leaders 6 (15.4)
 Health extension workers 4 (10.3)
 Police officers 2 (5.1)
 Teachers 2 (5.1)
 Government officials 2 (5.1)
Gender
 Male 23 (59.0)
 Female 16 (41.0)
Age categories (years)
 18–24 5 (13.5)
 25–34 13 (35.1)
 35–44 6 (16.2)
 45–54 8 (21.6)
 55+ 5 (13.5)
Marital Status
 Married 25 (67.6)
 Not married 12 (32.4)
Educational attainment
 Cannot read/write 8 (21.6)
 Primary school 13 (35.1)
 Secondary school or greater 16 (43.2)
Religion
 Muslim 22 (62.9)
 Orthodox 9 (25.7)
 Catholic 2 (5.7)
 Protestant 2 (5.7)