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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of participants (n = 16)

From: Family planning for women with severe mental illness in rural Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Characteristics Frequency Percent
Age (mean, standard deviation) 35.3 (6.23)  
Diagnosis
 Schizophrenia 4 25.0
 Bipolar disorder 6 37.5
 Major depressive disorder 6 37.5
Marital status
 Single 7 43.8
 Married 6 37.5
 Separated 2 12.5
 Divorced 1 6.3
Residency
 Rural 11 68.8
 Urban 5 31.3
Education
 No education 9 56.3
 Informal 2 12.5
 Formal 5 31.3
Occupation
 Housewives 11 68.8
 Self employed 2 12.4
 Unemployed 3 18.8
Taking psychotropic medication
 No 7 43.3
 Yes 9 56.3