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Table 2 Contribution of CES- DC (19,20) items towards the burden of depression among the orphaned children in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

From: Depression among AIDS-orphaned children higher than among other orphaned children in southern India

Item description Children orphaned by AIDS (COA) N (% of total, 199) Children orphaned by other reasons (COO) N (% of total, 198)
Not at all A little Some A lot Not at all A little Some A lot
I was bothered by things that usually don’t bother me. 30 (15.1%) 17 (8.5%) 57 (28.6%) 95 (47.4%) 91 (46.0%) 26 (13.1%) 63 (31.8%) 18 (9.1%)
I did not feel like eating, I wasn’t very hungry. 55 (27.6%) 21 (10.6%) 54 (27.1%) 69 (34.7%) 98 (49.5%) 34 (17.2%) 50 (25.3%) 16 (8.1%)
I wasn’t able to feel happy, even when my friends tried to help me feel better. 57 (28.6%) 23 (11.6%) 50 (25.1%) 69 (34.7%) 131 (66.2%) 21 (10.6%) 35 (17.7%) 11 (5.6%)
I felt like I was worse than the other kids. 88 (44.2%) 40 (20.1%) 20 (10.1%) 51 (25.6%) 27 (13.6%) 36 (18.2%) 15 (7.6%) 120 (60.6%)
I felt like I couldn’t pay attention to what I was doing. 45 (22.6%) 23 (11.6%) 52 (26.1%) 79 (39.7%) 97 (49.0%) 30 (15.2%) 53 (26.8%) 18 (9.1%)
I felt down and unhappy. 28 (14.1%) 25 (12.6%) 53 (26.6%) 93 (46.7%) 71 (35.9%) 43 (21.7%) 50 (25.3%) 34 (17.2%)
I felt like I was too tired to do things. 36 (18.1%) 37 (18.6%) 62 (31.2%) 64 (32.2%) 120 (60.6%) 26 (13.1%) 40 (20.2%) 12 (6.1%)
I felt like something good was going to happen. 72 (36.2%) 42 (21.1%) 33 (16.6%) 52 (26.1%) 41 (20.7%) 59 (29.8%) 45 (22.7%) 53 (26.8%)
I felt like things I did before didn’t work out right. 41 (20.6%) 28 (14.1%) 63 (31.7%) 67 (33.7%) 108 (54.5%) 20 (10.1%) 50 (25.3%) 20 (10.1%)
I felt scared.* 31 (15.6%) 15 (7.5%) 54 (27.1%) 99 (49.7%) 74 (37.6%) 44 (22.3%) 45 (22.8%) 34 (17.3%)
I didn’t sleep as well as I usually do.* 47 (23.6%) 36 (18.1%) 74 (37.2%) 42 (21.1%) 114 (57.9%) 33 (16.8%) 34 (17.3%) 16 (8.1%)
I was happy.* 53 (26.6%) 35 (17.6%) 51 (25.6%) 60 (30.2%) 69 (35.0%) 51 (25.9%) 54 (27.4%) 23 (11.7%)
I was more quiet than usual.* 38 (19.1%) 42 (21.1%) 62 (31.2%) 57 (28.6%) 102 (51.8%) 40 (20.3%) 36 (18.3%) 19 (9.6%)
I felt lonely, like I didn’t have any friends.* 69 (34.7%) 27 (13.6%) 43 (21.6%) 60 (30.2%) 136 (69.0%) 7 (3.6%) 28 (14.2%) 26 (13.2%)
I felt like kids I know were not friendly or that they didn’t want to be with me.* 66 (33.2%) 28 (14.1%) 41 (20.6%) 64 (32.2%) 140 (71.1%) 17 (8.6%) 25 (12.7%) 15 (7.6%)
I had a good time.* 49 (24.6%) 44 (22.1%) 48 (24.1%) 58 (29.1%) 63 (32.0%) 63 (32.0%) 47 (23.9%) 24 (12.2%)
I felt like crying.* 21 (10.6%) 9 (4.5%) 53 (26.6%) 116 (58.3%) 75 (38.1%) 28 (14.2%) 53 (26.9%) 41 (20.8%)
I felt sad.* 16 (8.0%) 9 (4.5%) 54 (27.1%) 120 (60.3%) 52 (26.4%) 30 (15.2%) 74 (37.6%) 41 (20.8%)
I felt people didn’t like me.* 73 (36.7%) 51 (25.6%) 47 (23.6%) 28 (14.1%) 145 (73.6%) 11 (5.6%) 28 (14.2%) 13 (6.6%)
It was hard to get started doing things.* 40 (20.1%) 28 (14.1%) 60 (30.2%) 71 (35.7%) 121 (61.4%) 28 (14.2%) 37 (18.8%) 11 (5.6%)
  1. *Data not available for one child orphaned due to other reasons other than AIDS.