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Table 6 Linear regression for children’s scores on SDQ

From: Maternal depression and child psychopathology among Attendees at a Child Neuropsychiatric Clinic in Abeokuta, Nigeria: a cross sectional study

Variable Beta p value 95 % CI
Upper Lower
SDQ total
Main diagnosis 0.430 <0.001*+ 2.648 6.210
Duration of illness 0.170 0.051 −0.006 4.819
Maternal MDD 0.201 0.025* 0.425 6.315
SDQ emotional
Maternal MDD 0.085 0.411 −0.442 1.071
SDQ hyperactivity
Maternal MDD 0.186 0.051 −0.005 2.822
SDQ conduct
Maternal MDD 0.219 0.035* 0.086 2.251
SDQ Peer problems
Maternal MDD 0.086 0.281 −0.399 1.357
SDQ prosocial behaviour
Maternal MDD −0.149 0.116 −1.963 0.219
  1. Predictors: (Constant), main diagnosis of child, child’s duration of illness, and maternal major depressive disorder (MDD)
  2. * p < 0.05
  3. +p < 0.01