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Table 1 Selected demographic characteristics of homeless people with psychoses, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

From: Burden of mental disorders and unmet needs among street homeless people in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Characteristic Response categories Number Percenta
Gender (n = 89) Male 80 89.9
Female 9 10.1
Age (n = 85) 18-24 12 14.1
25 to 34 26 30.6
35 and above 47 55.3
Marital status (n = 59) Single 52 88.1
Divorced 5 8.5
Separated 2 3.4
Children (n = 49) No 39 89.9
Yes 10 20.4
Education (n = 60) Not literate 33 55.0
Primary 20 33.3
Secondary 5 8.3
Post secondary 2 3.3
Ever employed (n = 59) No 28 47.5
Yes 31 52.5
Address before being homeless Addis Ababa 12 23.1
Outside Addis Ababa 40 76.9