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Table 2 Mean SDQ scales scores for adolescents in the MHC and no-MHC group

From: Adolescents’ multiple, recurrent subjective health complaints: investigating associations with emotional/behavioural difficulties in a cross-sectional, school-based study

SDQ scales No MR-SHC MR-SHC P
N (%) N (%)
Emotional symptoms 2.1 (1.7) 3.5 (1.9) <0.001
Conduct problems 2.5 (1.4) 3.5 (1.6) <0.001
Hyperactivity/Inattention 2.9 (2.0) 4.4 (2.1) <0.001
Peer problems 1.6 (1.6) 2.2 (1.8) <0.001
Prosocial behaviour 8.1 (1.8) 7.9 (1.9) 0.087
Total difficulties 9.0 (4.7) 13.5 (4.8) <0.001
  1. Adolescents with low levels of SHC.
  2. MR-SHC group: adolescents with multiple, recurrent SHC.