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Table 2 Associations between reported mental health competence and mental health difficulties scale at age 11 in the UK Millennium Cohort Study, weighted column % (n)

From: Associations between mental health competence and indicators of physical health and cognitive development in eleven year olds: findings from the UK Millennium Cohort Study

  Maternal-report (n = 12,082) Teacher-report (n = 6739)
High MHC (Hi PS; Hi LS) High-Moderate MHC (Hi PS; Mod LS) Moderate MHC (Mod PS; Mod LS) Low MHC (Mod PS; Low LS) High MHC (Hi PS; Hi LS) High-Moderate MHC (Hi PS; Mod LS) Moderate MHC (Mod PS; Mod LS) Low MHC (Mod PS; Low LS)
Mental health difficulties No 79 67 65 38 76 58 66 43
Yes 21 33 35 62 24 42 34 57
  1. MHC mental health competence, Hi PS high prosocial behaviour, Mod PS moderate prosocial behaviour, Hi LS high learning skills, Mod LS moderate learning skills, Low LS low learning skills