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Table 2 Distribution of clinical and psychosocial factors among MDD patients at AMSH Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 2017 (n = 395)

From: Magnitude and correlates of cognitive impairment among major depressive disorder patients in Addis Ababa: institution based cross-sectional study

Variable Frequency Percent
Co-morbidity
 Yes 198 50.1
No 197 49.9
Drug
 Antidepressant 217 54.9
 Antidepressant, antipsychotic and others 178 45.1
Frequency of medication
 One time per day 226 57.2
 Two times per day and three times per day 169 42.8
Duration of the illness (years)
 < 5 43 10.9
 5–10 55 13.9
 > 10 297 75.7
First illness (in the year)
 < 25 121 30.6
 > 25 274 69.4
Treatment duration (years)
 < 6 242 61.3
 > 6 153 38.7
Relapse
 Yes 172 43.5
 No 223 56.5
Previous hospitalization
 Yes 139 35.2
 No 256 64.8
Social support
 Strong 51 12.9
 Moderate 166 42.0
 Poor 178 45.1
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