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Table 2 Earthquake exposure assessment tool for children and adolescents

From: Earthquake exposures and mental health outcomes in children and adolescents from Phulpingdanda village, Nepal: a cross-sectional study

Overall Mean SD Range
n = 62 6.87 1.52 (4–11)
Statement Yes No
n (%) n (%)
Child seriously injured 3 (4.84) 59 (95.16)
Family member/friend seriously injured or killed 17 (27.42) 45 (72.58)
Witnessed injury or death 6 (9.68) 56 (90.32)
Was separated from parents or primary caretaker(s) 0 (0) 62 (100)
Home destroyed, badly damaged by earthquakes 62 (100) 0 (0)
 Condition of home unknown 25 (40.32) 37 (59.68)
Saw neighborhood destroyed or badly damaged 62 (100) 0 (0)
 Saw other areas destroyed or badly damaged 58 (93.55) 4 (6.45)
Pet: separated from, lost, hurt or killed 1 (1.61) 61 (98.39)
Belongings, clothes/toys destroyed by earthquake 46 (74.19) 16 (25.81)
 Condition of belongings unknown 22 (35.48) 40 (64.52)
Trapped/difficulty evacuating 6 (9.68) 56 (90.32)
Isolated 1 (1.61) 61 (98.39)
In other crowded shelter 20 (32.26) 42 (67.74)
Exposed to violence or looting 1 (1.61) 61 (98.39)
Displaced from home; length of time in days (mean, SD) 64.43, 85.57
Number of shelter/displacement centers (mean, SD) 1.53, 1.28
 Currently in shelter/displacement center 56 (90.32) 6 (9.68)
Transferred to new school because of earthquakes 5 (8.06) 57 (91.94)
 Length of time in new school (weeks) 1.79, 7.96
Helped in rescue/recovery efforts 18 (29.03) 44 (70.97)
Family member served as rescue/recovery worker 31 (50.00) 31 (50.00)
Parent currently unemployed 1 (1.61) 61 (98.39)
 Before earthquakes 2 (3.23) 60 (96.77)
 Because of earthquakes 2 (3.23) 60 (96.77)
Previous earthquake experience 6 (9.68) 56 (90.32)
Past major loss or trauma 2 (3.23) 60 (96.77)
Additional loss (livestock) 20 (32.26) 42 (67.74)