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Table 1 DSM-IV axis disorders identified from respondents

From: Suicidal behaviour among youths associated with psychopathology in both parents and youths attending outpatient psychiatric clinic in Kenya

DSM-IV axis 1 disorder Maternal (N= 250) Paternal (N= 250) Youth (N= 250)
  n % n % n %
Major depressive disorder       
Identified 117 47.8 38 15.5 133 53.2
Absent 111 45.3 160 65.3 117 46.8
Not assesseda 17 6.9 47 19.2
PTSD       
Identified 5 2.0 2 0.8 22 8.8
Absent 223 91.0 196 80.0 238 91.2
Not assesseda 17 6.9 47 19.2
Alcohol use       
Identified 3 1.2 96 39.2 117 46.8
Absent 225 91.8 102 41.6 133 53.2
Not assesseda 17 6.9 47 19.2
Schizophrenia       
Identified 15 6.0
Not identified      235 94.0
Bipolar mood disorder       
Identified 23 9.2
Not identified 227 90.8
Multiple drug abuse       
Identified 18 9.0
Not identified 232 91.0
Conduct disorder       
Identified 21 8.4
Not identified 229 91.6
Suicidal behaviour       
Identified 205 82.0
Not identified 45 18.0
Any other anxiety disorder       
Identified 45 18.0
Not identified 205 82.0
Dysthymia       
Identified 43 17.6
Absent 185 75.5
Not assesseda 17 6.9   
  1. aParent either not recruited or deceased.