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Table 4 Identified symptoms of distress for the depression vignettes vignette by sex

From: Mental health literacy: what do Nigerian adolescents know about depression?

Identified symptom Total
N (%)
Male
N (%)
Female
N (%)
X2 p value
Fatigue 27 (9.8) 9 (6.3) 18 (13.6) 4.18* 0.041
Insomnia 47 (17.1) 23 (16.1) 24 (18.2) 0.21 0.644
Decreased appetite/weight loss 13 (4.7) 8 (5.6) 5 (3.8) 0.49 0.339
Diminished ability to think 37 (13.5) 14 (9.8) 23 (17.6) 3.53* 0.044
Diminished interest in activities 23 (8.4) 12 (4.4) 11 (4.0) 0.003 0.566
  1. * Chi square significant at p < 0.05