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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of homeless people (n = 456), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2015

From: Mental, neurologic, and substance use (MNS) disorders among street homeless people in Ethiopia

Variable Frequency %
Gender
 Female 54 11.84
 Male 402 88.16
Regions (place of birth/residence before homelessness)
 Addis Ababa 171 37.50
 Oromia 79 17.32
 Amhara 83 18.20
 South Ethiopia 64 14.04
 Tigray 10 2.20
 Diredawa 6 1.32
 Harar 8 1.76
 Somali 2 0.44
 Eritrea 8 1.76
 Others 25 5.46
Duration of homelessness
 < 6 months 27 5.92
 6–12 months 30 6.58
 1–2 years 36 7.89
 2–5 years 112 24.56
 > 5 years 251 55.05