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Table 2 Prevalence of behavioral problems in different clinical scales of SDQ

From: Problem and pro-social behavior among Nigerian children with intellectual disability: the implication for developing policy for school based mental health programs

SDQ Scales Abnormal
N (%)
Borderline
N (%)
Abnormal + Borderline
N (%)
Normal
N (%)
Total
N (%)
Emotional 10 (22.7) 5 (11.4) 15 (34.1) 29 (65.9) 44 (100)
Conduct Problem 12 (27.3) 7 (15.9) 19 (43.2) 25 (56.8) 44 (100)
Hyperactivity 16 (36.4) 4 (9.1) 20 (45.5) 24 (54.5) 44 (100)
Peer Problem 16 (36.4) 9 (20.5) 25 (56.8) 19 (43.2) 44 (100)
Total Difficulties Score 13 (29.5) 8 (18.2) 21 (47.7) 23 (52.3) 44 (100)
Pro-social 18 (40.9) 10 (22.7) 28 (63.6) 16 (36.4) 44 (100)
  1. Abnormal + Borderline Emotional Scale cut off points = 5 to 10
  2. Abnormal + Borderline Conduct Problem Scale cut off points = 3 to 10
  3. Abnormal + Borderline Hyperactivity Scale cut off points = 6 to 10
  4. Abnormal + Borderline Peer Problem Scale cut off points = 4 to 10
  5. Normal Pro-social Scale cut off points = 6 to 10