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Table 2 Frequency distributions of problems within socio-ecological levels by gender

From: Factors contributing to emotional distress in Sierra Leone: a socio-ecological analysis

Socio-ecological levels Men (n = 93) Women (n = 60) Fisher’s exact test
Level Number of problems Frequency (%) Frequency (%) Exact Sig. (2-sided)
Individual 0 82 (88.2%) 59 (98.3%) P = .051
1 10 (10.8%) 1 (1.7%)
2 1 (1.1%) 0 (0%)
Family 0 81 (87.1%) 3 (5.0%) P < .001
1 11 (11.8%) 13 (21.7%)
2 1 (1.1%) 12 (20.0%)
3 0 (0%) 10 (16.7%)
4 0 (0%) 12 (20%)
5 0 (0%) 4 (6.7%)
6 0 (0%) 2 (3.3%)
Community 0 3 (3.2%) 3 (5.0%) P = .775
1 17 (18.3%) 13 (21.7%)
2 25 (26.9%) 12 (20.0%)
3 21 (22.6%) 10 (16.7%)
4 11 (11.8%) 12 (20.0%)
5 11 (11.8%) 6 (10.0%)
6 3 (3.2%) 3 (5.0%)
7 2 (2.2%) 1 (1.7%)
Society 0 6 (6.5%) 9 (15.0%) P = .014
1 7 (7.5%) 12 (20.0%)
2 16 (17.2%) 13 (21.7%)
3 15 (16.1%) 14 (23.3%)
4 21 (22.6%) 6 (10.0%)
5 14 (15.1%) 3 (5.0%)
6 8 (8.6%) 2 (3.3%)
7 4 (4.3%) 1 (1.7%)
8 2 (2.2%) 0 (0%)