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Table 2 Prevalence of psychosocial problems in patient group and control group

From: Assessment of psychosocial functioning and its risk factors in children with pectus excavatum

CBCL scale Patient group Control group χ2 P
  n = 337 n = 370   
Withdrawn 23(6.82) 12(3.24) 4.808 0.028*
Somatic complaints 15(4.45) 8(2.16) 2.692 0.087
Anxious/depressed 27(8.01) 15(4.05) 4.944 0.026*
Social problems 21(6.23) 9(2.43) 6.264 0.012*
Thought problems 17(5.04) 12(3.24) 1.455 0.228
Attention problems 16(4.75) 13(3.51) 0.683 0.409
Delinquent behavior 19(5. 64) 11(2.97) 3.038 0.079
Aggressive behavior 21(6.23) 13(3.51) 2.846 0.092
Total problem 66(19.58) 47(12.70) 6.220 0.013*
  1. Data are presented as number (percentage).
  2. *The differences are statistical significant if P < 0.05.