Skip to main content

Table 1 demographics of Ebola survivors (n = 197)

From: Prevalence of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder among Ebola survivors in northern Sierra Leone: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Variables N (%)
Age Group < 30 years 87(44.2)
30-49 years 80(40.6)
≥50 years 30(15.2)
Sex Male 98(49.7)
Female 99(50.3)
Marital status Single 84(42.6)
Married 59(29.9)
Divorced 13(6.6)
Widow/widower 41(20.8)
Monthly income level < Le500, 000 141(71.6)
Le 500,000– Le1, 000,000 52(26.4)
>Le1000, 000 4(2.0)
Educational status Non-formal education 73(37.1)
Primary education 32(16.2)
Secondary education 68(34.5)
Tertiary education 24(12.2)
Number of emotional support None 7(3.6)
1–2 70(35.5)
> 2 120(60.9)
Effect of death of friend or relative Not affected 9(4.6)
Slightly affected 29(14.7)
Badly affected 140(71.1)
Not applicable 19(9.6)
Number of current post-Ebola sequelae None 22(11.2)
1–2 45(22.8)
> 2 130(66.0)
Past psychiatric history prior to being diagnosed with Ebola Yes 8(4.1)
No 189(95.9)
Alcohol intake before Ebola Yes 60(30.5)
No 137(69.5)
Alcohol intake after Ebola Increased 12(6.1)
Decreased 31(15.7)
Remain the same 23(11.7)
Not applicable 131(66.5)
Level of exercise after Ebola Increased 33(16.8)
Decreased 110(55.8)
Remain the same 50(25.4)
Not applicable 4(2.0)
Knowledge of relative or friend death due to Ebola Yes 179(90.9)
No 18(9.1)