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Table 2 Prominent issues cited by respondents to affect their mental health and the relevant percentages in relation to the total sample

From: Symptoms of anxiety and depression in adolescent students; a perspective from Sri Lanka

Problem Number* Percentage
Difficulty in studying 133 29.9
Fear of Examination 27 6.1
Anger management 20 4.5
Problems with teachers 14 3.1
Frequent scolding by parents 10 2.2
Problems with romantic partners 8 1.8
Loneliness 7 1.6
Problems with friends 6 1.3
Physical symptoms 6 1.3
  1. *Not all students had answered this section and some had indicated more than one problem