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Table 1 Descriptive statistics, by site

From: The influence of caregiver depression on adolescent mental health outcomes: findings from refugee settlements in Uganda

  Kiryandongo
N = 218
      Adjumani
N = 245
      Difference between sites
  n % Mean Std. Dev. Min Max n % Mean Std. Dev. Min Max p
Adolescent’s gender              0.591
 Male 112 51.4      132 53.9      
 Female 106 48.6      113 46.1      
Household’s socio-economic status a              0.001
 Low 33 15.1      18 7.4      
 Medium 106 48.6      101 41.6      
 High 79 36.2      124 51.0      
Adolescent is currently living with at least one biological parent 103 47.3      186 75.9      0.000
Adolescent has high levels of symptoms of anxiety disorder (SCARED > = 4) 109 50.0      31 12.7      0.000
Adolescent has high levels of symptoms of depression (MFQ > = 10) 95 43.6      76 31.0      0.005
Adolescent’s age 218   14.7 1.5 13 17 246   14.5 1.4 13 17 0.129
Adolescent’s exposure to violence – number of typesb 218   0.8 0.9 0 3 231   0.6 0.8 0 3 0.031
Caregiver depression score (HSCL-25)c 218   2.1 0.5 1 3.7 246   1.8 0.4 1 4 0.000
  1. aTwo missing in Adjumani
  2. b15 missing in Adjumani
  3. cAveraged over 12 of 14 standard questions, two dropped due to poor phrasing