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Table 2 Clinical and psychosocial characteristics of bipolar disorder patients attending AMHH, 2017

From: Risky sexual behavior and associated factors among patients with bipolar disorders in Ethiopia

Variables Categories N(%)
Age at onset of the illness ≤25 years 225 (59.2)
> 25 years 173 (40.8)
Duration of the illness ≤5 years 119 (28.1)
5–10 years 210 (49.5)
> 10 years 95 (22.4)
Duration on treatment ≤5 years 123 (29.0)
6–10 years 210 (49.5)
> 10 years 91 (21.5)
Number of episodes ≤2 104 (24.5)
> 2 320 (75.5)
Type of current episode Manic 240 (56.6)
Depressive 184 (43.4)
Presence of hospitalization Yes 205 (48.3)
No 219 (51.7)
Number of hospitalization(N = 205) ≤4 153 (74.6)
> 4 52 (35.4)
Life time history of homelessness Yes 94 (22.2)
No 330 (77.8)
History of childhood sexual abuse Yes 12 (2.8)
No 412 (97.2)