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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the participants (n = 24)

From: Feasibility and acceptability of brief individual interpersonal psychotherapy among university students with mental distress in Ethiopia

Variable Number Percent
Marital status   
 Single 19 79.2
 Married 2 8.3
 In relationship 3 12.5
Age   
 Mean (Standard deviation) 20.67 (1.49)  
Perceived cause of mental distress   
 Grief 3 12.5
 Conflict 9 37.5
 Life change/role transition 9 37.5
 Conflict and life change 2 8.3
 Loss and life change 1 4.2
Did not received treatment from traditional healer during the study period 100 100
 Problem has been present continuously for 2 or more years   
  Yes 12 50
 Had ideas of suicide in the past month   
  Yes 9 37.5
 Had plan of suicide in the past month   
  Yes 1 4.2
 Had thoughts of harming others in the past month   
  Yes 6 25.0
  Is the client fit for IPT-E?   
  Yes 24 100