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Table 3 Factors associated with functional impairment in children

From: Psychiatric disorders in children attending a Nigerian primary care unit: functional impairment and risk factors

Variables Functionally impaired n (%) Not functionally impaired n (%) Chi square P value
Developmental delay (350) Present 4(29) 10(71) 7.01 0.013
  Not Present 21(6) 315(94)   
Chronic physical (N = 350) Present 10(22) 35(78) 15.19 0.000
  Not Present 15(5) 290(95)   
Child psychopathology (DSM IV) (N = 350) Present 17(43) 23(57) 99.50 0.000*
  Absent 4 (1) 306(99)   
Mothers’ relationship with husband (N = 330) Poor 3(38) 5(62) 7.79 0.005
  Good 19(6) 303(94)   
Husband’ support for mother in child care (N = 330) Inadequate 3(23) 10(77) 3.43 0.048
  Adequate 19(6) 298(94)   
Maternal parenting distress (N = 350) Present 12(39) 19(61) 46.01 0.000
  Not Present 13(4) 306(96)   
Mothers GHQ Score (N = 350) ≥3 8(29) 20(71) 17.70 0.000*
  <3 17(5) 305(95)   
Children’s CBQ Score (N = 350) ≥7 18(45) 22(55) 91.25 0.000*
  <7 7(2) 303(98)   
  1. * = Fishers exact test.
  2. n/N % in row brackets to the nearest whole number.