Table 1: Socio-demographic and substance related characteristics of patients with schizophrenia at AMSH, 2018 (n=393).

VariablesFrequency Percent (%)

SexMale24361.8
Female15038.20

Marital statusUnmarried20752.7
Married12231
Divorced389.7
Others266.6

Educational statusUnable to read and write4912.5
Primary school12331.3
Secondary school12632.1
Diploma and above95 24.2

Job statusUnemployed28572.5
Employed10827.5

Living arrangementLiving alone6015.3
Living with family/ supporters33084.7

ResidenceUrban26266.7
Rural13133.3

Current substance useYes12030.5
No27369.5

Type of substancesKhat chewing8722.1
Alcohol use5614.2
Cigarette smoking7619.3
Other substances102.5

AgeMean= 36.4SD= 9.93

Others= separated +widowed, other substances= Marijuana, shisha, drugs.