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Table 1 Socio-demographic profile of the mothers

From: Maternal depression and child psychopathology among Attendees at a Child Neuropsychiatric Clinic in Abeokuta, Nigeria: a cross sectional study

Variable Frequency %
Age (years)
26–35 28 28
36–45 55 55
46–55 17 17
Marital status
Single 3 3
Married 85 85
Divorced/separated 7 7
Widowed 5 5
Ethnicity
Yoruba 91 91
Ibo 5 5
Others 4 4
Religion
Christianity 65 65
Islam 35 35
Highest education
No formal 6 6
Primary 35 35
Secondary 43 43
Tertiary 16 16
Employment status
Employed 95 95
Unemployed 5 5