From: Parental military deployment as risk factor for children’s mental health: a meta-analytical review

Outcome | k | N | N | Effect size | Confidence interval 95% | Correlation coefficient r |
Heterogenity I^{2} (%)
| |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Military sample | Civilian sample/normative data | |||||||

Total problem score | 21 | 6560 | 103,060 |
SMD
| 0.51* | 0.31–0.70 | 0.25 | 98* |

6 | 874,041 | 281,372 |
log OR
| 1.02 | -0.63–2.66 | 0.27 | 100* | |

Anxiety/depression | 13 | 4453 | 54,506 |
SMD
| 0.55* | 0.39–0.70 | 0.26 | 94* |

4 | 339,363 | 21,798 |
log OR
| 1.56* | 0.45–2.68 | 0.40 | 97* | |

Aggression | 9 | 3582 | 45,819 |
SMD
| 0.44* | 0.16–0.72 | 0.21 | 97* |

2 | 156,497 | 6084 |
log OR
| 1.66 | − 0.27–3.59 | 0.42 | 100* | |

Hyperactivity/inattention | 10 | 2085 | 63,081 |
SMD
| 0.32* | 0.04–0.60 | 0.16 | 96* |

3 | 1,249,100 | 9126 |
log OR
| − 1.22 | − 3.88–1.45 | 0.32 | 100* |

Outcome | k | N | N | Effect size | Confidence interval 95% | Correlation coefficient r |
Heterogenity I^{2} (%)
| |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Deployed sample | Non-deployed sample | |||||||

Total problem score | 13 | 1370 | 1681 |
SMD
| 0.30* | 0.15–0.45 | 0.15 | 67* |

5 | 340,399 | 418,583 |
log OR
| 1.37 | − 0.82–3.56 | 0.35 | 100* | |

Anxiety/depression | 8 | 1013 | 1426 |
SMD
| 0.15* | 0.00–0.30 | 0.08 | 47 |

5 | 340,419 | 418,584 |
log OR
| 0.97 | − 0.11–2.05 | 0.26 | 100* | |

Aggression | 5 | 768 | 911 |
SMD
| 0.05 | − 0.04–0.15 | 0.03 | 0.00 |

3 | 335,216 | 414,236 |
log OR
| 0.98* | 0.07–1.90 | 0.26 | 100* | |

Hyperactivity/inattention | 6 | 818 | 961 |
SMD
| 0.08 | − 0.10–0.25 | 0.04 | 45 |

2 | 193,545 | 113,185 |
log OR
| 0.44 | − 0.23–1.11 | 0.12 | 76* |