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Table 3 Reasons for hospitalisation: pre-COVID-19 year and COVID-19 year, I and II wave of contagion

From: Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of paediatric patients admitted to a neuropsychiatric care hospital in the COVID-19 era

  SUICIDAL AND NON-SUICIDAL SELF- INJURY
N (%)
ANXIETY AND/OR FUNCTIONAL SYMPTOMS
N (%)
EATING DISORDERS
N (%)
PSYCHOMOTOR AGITATION/
AGGRESSION
N (%)
PSYCHOTIC SYMPTOMS
N (%)
OTHER
N (%)
PRE-COVID-19 30 (29.4%) 14 (13.7%) 12 (11.8%) 17 (16.7%) 10 (9.8%) 10 (18.6%)
COVID-19 32 (33.7%) 14 (14.7%) 18 (18.8%) 16 (16.8%) 4 (4.2%) 12 (11.6%)
I WAVE 17 (30.9%) 9 (16.4%) 5 (9.1%) 12 (21.8%) 3 (5.5%) 9 (16.4%)
II WAVE 15 (36.6%) 5 (16.2%) 13 (31.7%) 4 (9.8%) 1 (2.4%) 3 (7.3%)
  1. p value (pre and COVID-19 years) = 0.330
  2. p value (I and II wave) = 0.051