Table 1

Prevalence of mental disorders in terms of demographic variables (n=35 014)

Variable Sample size (n) Suspected cases (n) Prevalence rate (%)
Gender
     Male 15 506 2304 14.9
     Female 19 508 5054 25.9
Place of residence
     Rural 12 450 2647 21.3
     Urban 22 564 4711 20.9
Age group (years)
     15-24 11 448 2017 17.6
     25-44 14 367 2843 19.8
     45-64 6136 1534 25.0
     65+ 3063 964 31.5
Marital status
     Unmarried 9899 1783 18.0
     Married 23 188 4757 20.5
     Divorced or widowed 1927 818 42.4
Occupation
     Student 4492 700 15.6
     Unemployed 4393 1122 25.5
     Housewife 14 218 3839 27.0
     Employed 2778 354 12.7
     Private sector 6430 950 14.8
     Farmer 2703 393 14.5