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Table 1 Prevalence of mental disorders, level of functioning and history of abuse

From: Mental disorders and criminal re-referrals in juveniles who sexually offended

  Total (N = 106) JSOs with child victims (N = 19) Solo JSOs (N = 29) Group JSOs (N = 58)   Post Hoc
  % (N) % (N) % (N) % (N) χ 2; df = 2; p   OR (95% CI)
Any disorder 75 (79) 84 (16) 83 (24) 67 (39) 3.60; NS   
Comorbidity 54 (57) 74 (14) 69 (20) 40 (23) 10.37;* b 4.3 (1.4-13.4)
       c 3.4 (1.3-8.7)
Any internalizing disorder 39 (41) 63 (12) 38 (11) 31 (18) 6.23;* b 3.8 (1.3-11.3)
- Any anxiety disorder 33 (35) 47 (9) 30 (8) 30 (18) 2.26; NS   
- Any affective disorder 12 (13) 42 (8) 14 (4) 2 (1) 21.78;* a 4.5 (1.1-18.3)
       b 41.5 (4.7-365.5)
       c 9.1 (1.0-85.8)
DBD 57 (60) 53 (10) 69 (20) 52 (30) 2.48; NS   
- CD 40 (42) 37 (7) 55 (16) 33 (19) 4.14; NS   
- ODD 46 (49) 53 (10) 52 (15) 41 (24) 1.21; NS   
ADHD 31 (33) 58 (11) 42 (12) 17 (10) 12.99;* b 6.6 (2.1-20.6)
       c 3.3 (1.2-9.3)
SUD 12 (13) 21 (4) 22 (6) 5 (3) 5.98;* b 4.9 (1.0-24.3)
       c 4.8 (1.1-20.8)
Parental physical abuse 37 (39) 42 (8) 41 (12) 33 (19) 0.90; NS   
History of sexual abuse 12 (13) 47 (9) 3 (1) 5 (3) 26.57;* a 25.2 (2.8-224.8)
       b 16.5 (3.8-71.8)
CGAS < 61 64 (68) 84 (16) 72 (21) 53 (31) 7.07;* b 4.6 (1.2-17.7)
Mean CGAS (SD) 60 (12) 51 (12) 59 (12) 63 (11) F(2, 103): 7.84;* a,b  
  1. *Significant difference at the .05 level, NS = not significant.
  2. a significant difference between JSOs with child victims and solo JSOs; b significant difference between JSOs with child victims and group JSOs; c significant difference between solo and group JSOs.
  3. DBD = Disruptive Behavior Disorder; CD = Conduct Disorder; ODD = Oppositional Defiant Disorder; ADHD = attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; SUD = Substance Use Disorder; CGAS = Children’s Global Assessment Scale; SD = Standard Deviation; N = Number; df = degrees of freedom; OR = Odds Ratio; CI = Confidence Interval.