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Table 4 Prevalence of the hyperactivity 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 hyperactivity disorder (hyperactivity/impulsivity symptoms) Chi square (P value)
  Negative ADHD status Positive ADHD status Total
N = 366 (%) N = 34 (%) N = 400 (%)
Sex
Male 207 (90.4) 22 (9.6) 229 (57.3) 0.84 (0.358)
Female 159 (93.0) 12 (7.0) 171 (42.7)
Age
6–7 78 (90.7) 8 (9.3) 86 (21.5) 5.20 (0.074)
8–10 145 (95.4) 7 (4.6) 152 (38.0)
11–12 143 (88.3) 19 (11.7) 162 (40.5)
Class
Class one 90 (97.8) 2 (2.2) 92 (23.0) 17.32 (0.004)
Class two 62 (82.7) 13 (17.3) 75 (18.8)
Class three 62 (96.9) 2 (3.1) 64 (16.0)
Class four 56 (91.8) 5 (8.2) 61 (15.2)
Class five 57 (91.9) 5 (8.1) 62 (15.5)
Class six 39 (84.8) 7 (15.2) 46 (11.5)