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Table 4 Symptoms of Common Mental Disorder Reported by the study participants

From: Common mental disorders and its associated factors and mental health care services for Ethiopian labour migrants returned from Middle East countries in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Symptom Yes No
Frequent Headache 210 (40.6%) 307 (59.4%)
Poor appetite 203 (39.3%) 314 (60.7%)
Bad sleep 205 (39.7%) 312 (60.3%)
Easily frightened 147 (28.4%) 370 (71.6%)
Hands shake 86 (16.6%) 431 (83.4%)
Nervousness, tensed or worried 208 (40.2%) 309 (59.8%)
Poor digestion 140 (27.1%) 377 (72.9%)
Trouble in thinking clearly 118 (22.8%) 399 (77.2%)
Feel unhappy 209 (40.4%) 308 (59.6%)
Cry more than usual 132 (25.5%) 385 (74.5%)
Difficult to enjoy daily activities 151 (29.2%) 366 (70.8%)
Difficult to make decisions 116 (22.4%) 401 (77.6%)
Suffering of daily work 99 (19.1%) 418 (80.9%)
Unable to play a useful part in life 121 (23.4%) 396 (76.6%)
Lost interest in things 147 (28.4%) 370 (71.6%)
Feel worthless 111 (21.5%) 406 (78.5%)
Thought of ending life 90 (17.4%) 427 (82.6%)
Feel tired all the time 183 (35.4%) 334 (64.6%)
Stomach ache 134 (25.9%) 383 (74.1%)
Easily tired 180 (34.8%) 337 (65.2%)