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Table 2 Summary of the studies reported prevalence of mental disorders in children

From: Mental disorders in Bangladesh: a systematic review

Author’s and publication year Year of data collection Setting Place of the study Age range (years), sexes n (sample size) Outcome measures instruments Prevalence
Rabbani et al., 1999 [20] 1994 Urban school S NA (both) 1,288 Rutter’s B2 Scale 13.4%
Jahan, 2004 [21] 1997-1998 Urban slum S 10-16 (both) 210 Semi- structured questionnaire 22.9%
Mullick, 2005 [23] 2002-2004 Rural, Urban and Urban Slum C 5-10 (both) 922 SDQ DAWBA 15.2%
Khan et al., 2008 [24] 2001-2003 Rural C 2-9 (both) 453 TQ 14.6%
Rabbani et al., 2009 [11] 2009 Rural & Urban C 5-17 (both) 3,564 RQC 18.4%
  1. NA = Not available, both = male and female, C = Community based study, F = Facility based study, S = School based study, UCEP = Underprivileged Children’s Education Programme, Rutter’s B2 Scale = Rutter’s Behaviour Scale (B2), SDQ = Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, DAWBA = Development and Well-Being Assessment, TQ = Ten Questions, RQC = Reporting Questionnaire for Children.