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Table 2 Prevalence of current mental and alcohol use disorder among homeless people, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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

Condition Severity Number Percenta
Psychosis Any under 89 41.0
Mental distress N = 121 Any mental distress (excluding psychosis) 90 74.4
Mild 25 20.7
Moderate 24 19.8
Severe 41 33.9
Alcohol use disorder N = 188 Hazardous use 38 20.2
Harmful use 21 11.2
Dependent use 53 28.2
Suicidality Frequent/persistent death wish (n = 184) 77 41.8
Frequent/persistent suicidal ideation (n = 184) 40 21.7
Suicide attempt (n = 209)b 31 14.8
  1. aPercentage for psychosis based on the total screened adults (n = 217) as denominator; for other percentages, the denominators are provided under specific categories. The denominators represent the number of individuals with complete information for a particular variable or outcome of interest.
  2. bSupplemented by information from informants.