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Table 4 Association of psycho-social factors with anxiety in children / adolescents

From: Prevalence, comorbidity and predictors of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents in rural north-eastern Uganda

Factor Level Total (n) Anxiety syndromes n(%)
Depression No 1451 346 (23.8%)
  Yes 136 77 (56.6%)
Psychotic disorder syndromes No 1563 410 (26.2%)
Yes 24 13 (54.2%)
Suicidality No 1502 368 (24.5%)
  Yes 85 55 (64.7%)
Alcohol and substance abuse No 1565 416 (26.6%)
Yes 22 7 (31.8%)
Motor disorder syndromes No 1574 414 (26.3%)
Yes 13 9 (69.2%)
Behavioral developmental disorder syndromes No 1508 400 (26.5%)
Yes 79 23 (29.1%)
Eating disorders No 1576 412 (26.1%)
Yes 11 11 (100%)
Number of DSM disorders 0 1320 305 (23.1%)
1 201 77 (38.3%)
2 or more 66 41 (62.1%)
Family history of mental illness None 1175 316 (26.9%)
First Degree relative 156 46 (29.5%)
Other relative 256 61 (23.8%)
Experience of trauma No 1023 270 (26.4%)
Yes 564 153 (27.1%)
Parents alive Yes 1069 260 (24.3%)
No 518 163 (31.5%)
History of mental illness (attendance at facility) No 1517 395 (26.0%)
Yes 70 28 (40.0%)
Emotional and behavioral problems Non-case (SDQ < 16) 918 175 (19.1%)
Case (SDQ ≥ 16) 669 248 (37.1%)
Emotional symptoms scale Normal 1045 198 (19.0%)
Borderline 173 61 (35.3%)
Abnormal 272 126 (46.3%)
  Missing 97 38 (39.2%)