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Table 5 Reasons for homelessness among individuals with psychoses

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

Reason for homelessness Number Percent
Death of primary carer 5 8.2
Separation from family 2 3.3
Disagreement with family 15 24.6
Run away from home 3 4.9
Mental illness 3 4.9
In search of treatment 2 3.3
In search of a job or education 12 19.7
After leaving the army 3 4.9
Economic problem 8 13.1
No reason 2 3.3
Don’t know 6 9.8
Total 61 100.0