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Table 2 Frequency of selected NCD by gender, with mental illness disaggregated by the diagnosis considered in the study

From: Incorporating selected non-communicable diseases into facility-based surveillance systems from a resource-limited setting in Africa

Condition Female (%) Male (%) Total
Hypertension 1638 (68.3) 759 (31.7) 2397 (37.31)
Mental Illnesses 754 (50.4) 743 (49.6) 1497 (23.30)
Psychosis 189 (52.6) 170 (47.4) 359
Epilepsy 244 (48.6) 258 (51.4) 502
Depression 218 (65.5) 115 (34.5) 333
Alcohol abuse 103 (33.9) 200 (66.1) 303
Asthma 756 (50.6) 739 (49.4) 1495 (23.28)
Diabetes 394 (62.7) 234 (37.3) 628 (9.78)
Stroke 165 (55.2) 134 (44.8) 299 (4.66)
COPD 28 (45.9) 33 (54.1) 61 (0.95)
Cancers 18 (39.1) 28 (60.9) 46 (0.72)
Total 3753 (58.4%) 2670 (41.6%) 6423 (100%)
  1. COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease