Psychiatry Journal / 2018 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Mental Distress among Caregivers of Patients with Epilepsy in Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study Design

Table 2

Clinical Characteristics as reported by caregivers of patients with epilepsy, Amanuel Mental Specialized Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2017 (n=409).

VariablesCategoriesFrequencyPercentage ()

Known medical illness of caregiversYes 4210.3
Co-morbid illness of patient Yes 6215.2
Duration of illness
Less than 5 years15838.6
5-10 years10726.2
11-19 years 7418.1
20-29 years 5513.4
30-39 years 15 3.7
Seizure experience in the past 3 monthsYes19146.7

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