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Table 2 Characteristics of 661 patients over 15 years old with common mental disorder, Mindanao, Philippines, March-December 2009

From: Integrating mental health into primary care for displaced populations: the experience of Mindanao, Philippines

  n %
Age (mean; SD) 39.6 (12.6)
Sex   
- Female 552 83.5%
- Male 109 16.5%
Marital status:   
- Single 78 11.8%
- Married 472 71.4%
- Divorced 22 3.3%
- Widowed 88 13.3%
Status:   
- Displaced 621 93.9%
- Non-displaced 39 5.9%
Religion:   
- Muslim 657 99.4%
- Christian 4 0.7%
Education:   
- No education 345 52.2%
- Primary 220 33.3%
- Secondary 70 10.6%
- University 24 3.6%
Support:   
- Family/self 597 90.3%
- External aid 62 9.4%
Sleep:   
- With parents 39 5.9%
- With relatives 21 3.2%
- In shelter 598 90.5%
- In the street 2 0.3%
Traumatic event:   
- Evacuation under danger situation 356 53.9%
- Combat situation 171 25.9%
- Destruction of property 31 4.7%
- Witnessing killings 6 0.9%
- Lack of shelter 5 0.8%
- Relative seriously injured 4 0.6%
- Lack of food/water 3 0.5%
- Illness without medical care 3 0.5%
- Witnessing humiliation 2 0.3%
- Beating 1 0.2%
- Torture 1 0.2%
- Physical injury due to combat 1 0.2%
- Others 49 7.4%
Any event 633 95.8%
Any death due to violence in the household 74 11.2%
Any death due to disease in the household 159 24.1%
Any missing household members 18 2.7%
  1. Source: MSF