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Table 2 Gender specific point prevalence (%) of childhood and early adolescence mental disorders among the study sample

From: Prevalence of childhood and early adolescence mental disorders among children attending primary health care centers in Mosul, Iraq: a cross-sectional study

  Boys Girls Total
Disorders No. % No. % No. %
PTSD 132 7.8 190 13.8 322 10.5
Enuresis 120 7.1 66 4.8 186 6.0
Separation anxiety disorder 71 4.2 62 4.5 133 4.3
Specific phobia 35 2.1 68 4.9 103 3.3
Stuttering 74 4.4 25 1.8 99 3.2
Refusal to attend school 60 3.5 38 2.8 98 3.2
Learning disorder 45 2.7 32 2.3 77 2.5
Conduct disorder 62 3.7 14 1.0 76 2.5
Stereotypic movement 40 2.4 32 2.3 72 2.3
Feeding disorder of infancy or early childhood 44 2.6 18 1.3 62 2.0
Mental retardation 35 2.1 23 1.7 58 1.9
Pica 33 1.9 23 1.7 56 1.8
Reactive attachment disorder of infancy or early childhood 32 1.9 22 1.6 54 1.8
Communication 32 1.9 19 1.4 51 1.7
Oppositional defiance disorder 42 2.5 11 0.8 53 1.7
Phonological disorder 35 2.1 15 1.1 50 1.6
Depression 21 1.2 26 1.9 47 1.5
ADHD 35 2.1 4 0.3 39 1.3
Tic disorder 25 1.5 12 0.9 37 1.2
Rumination 7 0.4 10 0.7 17 0.6
Motor skill disorder 2 0.12 1 0.07 3 0.1
Autism 2 0.12 1 0.07 3 0.1
Selective mutism 2 0.1 2 0.1 4 0.1
Encopresis 1 0.1 0 0.0 1 0.03
Total disordered children 694 40.9 458 33.2 1152 37.4
Total children examined 1698 55.1 1381 44.9 3079 100.0