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Table 2 Psychological disorders classification (caseness) for all 4 groups based on SDQ cut-off points

From: Parental HIV/AIDS status and death, and children's psychological wellbeing

  Groups
  Orphans
of AIDS
n = 50
Orphans of
other causes
(n = 51)
Children living
with HIV/AIDs
Parents(n = 48)
Non-orphans
(n = 48)
Total
(n = 200)
Total Difficulties:      
   Normal 97(49%) 16 (32%) 21 (41%) 29 (60%) 31 (61%)
   Borderline 63 (32%) 23 (46%) 21 (41%) 8 (17%) 11 (21%)
   Abnormal 40 (20%) 11 (22%) 9 (18%) 11 (23%) 9 (18%)
Emotional Problems:      
   Normal 62 (31%) 8 (16%) 14 (28%) 11 (23%) 29 (57%)
   Borderline 58 (29%) 16 (32%) 15 (29%) 19 (40%) 8 (16%)
   Abnormal 80 (40%) 26 (52%) 22 (43%) 18 (37%) 14 (27%)
Conduct Problems:      
   Normal 132 (66%) 36 (72%) 33 (64%) 29 (60%) 34 (67%)
   Borderline 27 (14%) 6 (12%) 8 (16%) 8 (17%) 5 (10%)
   Abnormal 41 (21%) 8 (16%) 10 (20%) 11 (23%) 12 (23%)
Hyperactivity:      
   Normal 178 (89%) 41 (81%) 50 (98%) 43 (90%) 44 (86%)
   Borderline 14 (7%) 6 (12%) 1 (2%) 2 (4%) 5 (10%)
   Abnorml 8 (4%) 3 (6%) 0 (0%) 3 (6%) 2 (4%)
Peer Problems:      
   Normal 81 (41%) 10 (20%) 22 (43%) 28 (58%) 21(41%)
   Borderline 82 (41%) 22 (44%) 22 (43%) 14 (29%) 24 (47%)
   Abnormal 37 (19%) 18 (36%) 7 (14%) 6 (13%) 6 (12%)
Prosocial Behaviours:      
Normal 184 (92%) 46 (92%) 47 (92%) 44 (92%) 47 (92%)
Borderline 9 (4.5%) 3 (6%) 2 (4%) 2 (4%) 2 (4%)
Abnormal 7 (3.5%) 1 (2%) 2 (4%) 2 (4%) 2 (4%)