This study aimed to identify the prevalence and associations of childhood psychiatric disorder in Calicut District.
Among 1403 children aged 8 to 12 years selected by random cluster sampling, a projected prevalence of 9.4% (95% CI 7.9-10.8%) was found Associations of disorder with male sex, the Muslim religion, lower social class, less parental education, school failure, and impaired reading and vocabulary were found, but not with malnutrition or perinatal problems.
The similarity to associations of disorder in Western studies was noted.
The discussion focuses on the validity of comparisons of prevalence across cultures.
Mots-clés Pascal : Prévalence, Epidémiologie, Trouble psychiatrique, Inde, Asie, Association morbide, Sexe, Religion, Niveau étude, Parent, Classe sociale, Trouble lecture, Trouble langage, Echec scolaire, Malnutrition, Complication, Périnatal, Age scolaire, Enfant, Homme, Préadolescent
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Prevalence, Epidemiology, Mental disorder, India, Asia, Concomitant disease, Sex, Religion, Education level, Parent, Social class, Reading disorder, Language disorder, School failure, Malnutrition, Complication, Perinatal, School age, Child, Human, Preadolescent
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0352102
Code Inist : 002B18D10. Création : 14/12/1999.