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Table 3 Clinical characteristics, stressful life event and social support of prisoners in Arba Minch and Jinka town, Southern Ethiopia, 2021

From: Anxiety and its associated factors among inmates in ARBA Minch and JINKA town, southern Ethiopia

Variables (n = 618) Categories Anxiety
Yes No
Chronic disease Yes 99 (56.9%) 180 (40.5%)
No 75 (43.1%) 264 (59.5%)
Family history of mental illness Yes 20 (11.5%) 47 (10.6%)
No 154 (88.5%) 397 (89.4%)
Stressful life event None 98 (56.3%) 225 (50.7%)
1–2 34 (19.5%) 147 (33.1%)
3 and above 42 (24.1%) 72(16.2%)
Social support Poor 148 (85.1%) 320 (72.1%)
Moderate 17 (9.8%) 77 (17.3%)
Strong 9 (5.2%) 47(10.6%)