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Table 1 Prevalence of mental health problems according to gender in German youth aged 11 to 17 (N = 7697 a)

From: Prevalence and gender patterns of mental health problems in German youth with experience of violence: the KiGGS study

  Girls (%) Boys (%) p
Internalizing    
Emotional problems (clinical range) 11.1 8.3 .0004
Disordered eating behaviors 28.9 15.4 <.0001
Somatic pain 8.3 3.5 <.0001
Sleeping problems 7.3 4.2 <.0001
Externalizing    
Conduct problems (clinical range) 5.1 7.5 .0002
ADHD 2.1 10.3 <.0001
Frequent drinking 3.1 11.9 <.0001
Illicit drug use 2.9 4.2 .0157
(n) 3747 3951  
  1. Note: Inferences are based on t-values for combined sets of imputed data.
  2. a Weighted frequencies; numbers for boys and girls do not add to total due to rounding error.