Table 2

Clinical characteristics of participants
Variable name Total
N %
Total – – – – – – 212 100
Suicide attempt Yes 96 45.3
No 116 54.7
History of admission Yes 143 67.5
No 69 32.5
History of EPSE Yes 118 55.7
No 94 44.3
Medication non-adherence Yes 128 60.4
No 84 39.6
Contribution of stigma to non-adherence (N = 128)** Yes 62 48.4
No 66 51.6
Prominent psychotic symptoms Yes 68 32.1
No 144 67.9

Abbreviations: EPSE = Extrapyramidal side effects;

**Those without history of non-adherence (N = 84) excluded.

Assefa et al.

Assefa et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:239   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-239

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