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Table 1 Socio-demographic factors of the participants at Amanuel Mental Specialized Hospital, 2015

From: Use of physical restraints among patients with bipolar disorder in Ethiopian Mental Specialized Hospital, outpatient department: cross-sectional study

Characteristics Frequency Percent (%)
Age
 18–26 104 26.0
 27–32 106 26.5
 33–40 100 25.0
 41–75 90 22.5
Residency
 Urban 294 73.5
 Rural 106 26.5
Religion
 Orthodox 239 59.7
 Muslim 94 23.5
 Protestant 61 15.3
 Catholic 6 1.5
Marital status
 Single 189 47.2
 Married 174 43.5
 Divorced/widowed/separated 37 9.3
Ethnicity
 Amahara 139 34.7
 Oromo 132 33.0
 Gurage 79 19.7
 Tigray 23 5.8
 Othersa 27 6.8
Occupation
 Government employee 47 11.8
 Non government employee 35 8.8
 Farmer 34 8.5
 Merchant 59 14.7
 Student 26 6.5
 Housewife 60 15.0
 Daily worker 20 5.0
 Jobless 119 29.7
Living condition
 With family 349 87.2
 Alone 51 12.8
Wealth index
 Lowest 82 20.5
 Second 88 22.0
 Middle 77 19.2
 Fourth 84 21.0
 Highest 69 17.3
  1. aOthers (Wolaita, Sidama, Gamo)