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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of validation sample

From: Validation of cross-cultural child mental health and psychosocial research instruments: adapting the Depression Self-Rating Scale and Child PTSD Symptom Scale in Nepal

  No-Indication to treat (n = 134) Indication to treat (n = 28) Total (n = 162)
Gender    
   Boys 40 (29.9)) 12 (42.9) 52 (32.1)
   Girls 94 (70.1) 16 (57.1) 110 (67.9)
Age    
   11 7 (5.2) 2 (7.1) 9 (5.6)
   12 28 (20.9) 3 (10.7) 31 (19.1)
   13 35 (26.1) 9 (32.1) 44 (27.2)
   14 64 (47.8) 14 (50.0) 78 (48.1)
Level of education    
   Grade six 18 (13.4) 6 (21.4) 24 (14.8)
   Grade seven 116 (86.6) 22 (78.6) 138 (85.2)
Caste/Ethnicity    
   Bahun/Chhetri 75 (56.0) 18 (64.3) 93 (57.4)
   Dalit (Nepali, BK) 15 (11.2) 5 (17.9) 20 (12.3)
   Tharu 34 (25.4) 5 (17.9) 39 (24.1)
   Others (Magar, Newar & Lodcha) 10 (7.5) - 10 (6.2)
Religion    
   Hindu 132 (98.5) 28 (100.0) 160 (98.8)
   Buddhist 2 (1.5) - 2 (1.2)