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Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Exploring the inner roots of discharge against medical advice (DAMA) in an academic psychiatric hospital: a qualitative study

Number Relationship with the patients’ Gender Age Education
1 Wife Female 40 HS
2 Father Male 51 HS
3 Father Male 56 PS
4 Father Male 42 HS
5 Father Male 57 BS
6 Mother Female 63 PS
7 Mother Female 48 BS
8 Father Male 45 HS
9 Brother Male 40 BS
10 Mother Female 35 AS
11 Father Male 57 HS
12 Mother Female 42 HS
13 Mother Female 58 PS
14 Mother Female 54 PS
15 Mother Female 52 PS
16 Sister Female 29 BS
17 Sister Female 39 HS
18 Brother Male 44 MS
19 Mother Female 57 PS
20 Grandmother Female 71 HS
21 Mother Female 47 BS
22 Sister Female 40 HS
23 Father Male 48 BS
24 Husband Male 60 HS
25 Patient herself Female 36 HS
26 Patient herself Female 40 Ph.D.
27 Patient himself Male 35 PS
28 Patient himself Male 27 PS
29 Patient herself Female 30 HS
30 Patient herself Female 37 PS
31 Patient herself Female 18 HS
32 Patient herself Female 57 BS
  1. PS Primary school, HS High school, AS Associate degree, BS Bachelor of sciences, MS Master of sciences, Ph.D. doctor of philosophy