Behavioural Neurology / 2014 / Article / Tab 8

Research Article

Behavioral Disorder amongst Adolescents Attending Secondary School in Southeast Nigeria

Table 8

Associations of social class with specific manifestation of behavioral problems.

Number of times of physical fight in past 12 months
None1–5>5

Social class
 Upper
 class
318 (75.4)95 (22.5)9 (2.1)
 Middle
 class
119 (69.2)45 (26.2)8 (4.7)
 Lower
 class
113 (66.5)53 (31.2)4 (2.4)
= 0.085

Ever thought of suicide in past 12 months
YesNo

Social class
 Upper
 class
26 (6.2)396 (93.8)
 Middle
 class
8 (4.7)164 (95.3)
 Lower
 class
13 (7.6)157 (92.4)
= 0.514

Ever bullied in past 12 months
YesNo

Social class
 Upper
 class
40 (9.5)382 (90.5)
 Middle
 class
36 (20.9)136 (79.1)
 Lower
 class
36 (21.2)134 (78.8)
= 0.000

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