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Table 3 Prevalence of the attention-deficit disorder subtype

From: Prevalence and effect of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder on school performance among primary school pupils in the Hohoe Municipality, Ghana

Prevalence of attention-deficit disorder (inattention symptoms) Chi square (P value)
  Negative ADHD status Positive ADHD Status Total
N = 368 (%) N = 32 (%) N = 400 (%)
Sex
Male 207 (90.4) 22 (9.6) 229 (57.3) 1.87 (0.170)
Female 161 (94.1) 10 (5.9) 171 (42.7)
Age
6–7 82 (95.3) 4 (4.7) 86 (21.5) 2.70 (0.258)
8–10 136 (89.5) 16 (10.5) 152 (38.0)
11–12 150 (92.6) 12 (7.4) 162 (40.5)
Class
Class one 90 (97.8) 2 (2.2) 92 (23.0) 12.09 (0.034)
Class two 66 (88.0) 9 (12.0) 75 (18.8)
Class three 59 (92.2) 5 (7.8) 64 (16.0)
Class four 52 (85.3) 9 (14.7) 61 (15.2)
Class five 60 (96.8) 2 (3.2) 62 (15.5)
Class six 41 (89.1) 5 (10.9) 46 (11.5)