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Table 4 Fifteen most prevalent symptoms and disorders

From: A new approach to child mental healthcare within general practice

  Pre-test (2009) Post-test (2011) Control (2011) Control (2011)
(N = 1674) (N = 1577) Not deprived area (N = 10980) Deprived area (N = 1323)
  N N/1000 N N/1000 N N/1000 N N/1000
Psychological symptoms         
 Anxious, nervous 6 3.6 8 5.1 49 4.5 5 3.8
 Stress 1 .6 1 .6 15 1.4 4 3.0
 Depressive feeling 0   6 3.8 47 4.3 2 1.5
 Sleeping problems 8 4.8 11 7.0 68 6.2 3 2.3
 Eating problems 1 .6 3 1.9 26 2.4 3 2.3
 Enuresis 19 11.4 192 12.02 732 6.62 12 9.1
 Hyperactive child 26 15.5 333 20.93 172 15.7 93 6.83
 Other concerns (psychological) about child/adolescent behaviour 531 31.71 821 2 3 52.0123 2582 23.52 213 15.93
 Learning problems 4 2.4 83 5.13 72 6.6 213 15.93
 Other symptoms NEC 3 1.8 93 5.73 34 3.1 13 .83
Psychological disorders         
 Anxiety disorder 21 1.21 1013 6.313 40 3.6 23 1.53
 Depressive disorder 6 3.6 2 1.3 17 1.5 0  
 Work/school stress 3 1.8 3 1.9 11 1.0 0  
Social problems         
 Parent – child relationship 12 7.2 102 6.32 132 1.22 3 2.3
 Parental behaviour 4 2.4 82 3 5.12 3 232 2.12 13 .83
  1. No. of children (aged 4 to 18) with psychological and social symptoms and disorders, recorded one year before the start of the Eureka intervention and one year after the start of the Eureka intervention
  2. 1significant difference between pre-test and post-test (p < .01)
  3. 2significant difference between post-test and not deprived controls (p < .05)
  4. 3significant difference between post-test and deprived controls (p < .05)