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Table 2 Frequency table of mental health* among children seeking asylum

From: Mental health among children seeking asylum in Denmark – the effect of length of stay and number of relocations: a cross-sectional study

   Teacher-reports of the 4–16-year-olds Teacher-reports of the 4–10-year-olds Teacher-reports of the 11–16-year-olds Self-reports of the 11–16-year-olds
   N = 246 N = 139 N = 107 N = 88
   % % % %
Total difficulties Score Normal 51 53 49 37
  Borderline** 14 14 14 19
  Abnormal 31 31 31 26
  Missing 4 2 6 18
Emotional Symptoms Score Normal 67 72 61 24
  Borderline** 10 10 9 8
  Abnormal 20 18 24 50
  Missing 3 1 6 18
Hyperactivity Score Normal 62 60 65 55
  Borderline** 8 8 7 9
  Abnormal 27 31 22 18
  Missing 3 1 6 18
Conduct Problems Score Normal 62 61 64 55
  Borderline** 9 12 6 16
  Abnormal 25 25 24 11
  Missing 4 2 6 18
Peer Problem Score Normal 66 65 66 45
  Borderline** 7 8 5 19
  Abnormal 24 26 23 19
  Missing 3 1 6 17
Pro-social Behaviour Score Normal 65 63 68 77
  Borderline** 8 9 7 3
  Abnormal 22 25 16 3
  Missing 5 3 8 17
Impact Scores Normal 50 53 47 22
  Borderline** 15 14 16 9
  Abnormal 31 30 31 50
  Missing 4 3 6 19
  1. * The categorisation is formed on the basis of a manual based on a British background population.
  2. ** Out of these borderline cases, former investigations of the prediction of SDQ have shown that around 10–26% have a psychiatric diagnosis and about 74–90% do not have a psychiatric diagnosis [23, 24].