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Table 1 Spread of total difficulties scores of the SDQ in children exposed to cerebral malaria compared to children exposed to severe malaria anaemia only and to community controls

From: Cerebral malaria is associated with long-term mental health disorders: a cross sectional survey of a long-term cohort

Range of total difficulties scores Cerebral malaria, n = 173 (%) Severe malaria anaemia, n = 99 (%) Community controls, n = 108 (%) Total for the range of scores, n = 380 (%)
Normal scores, 0–13 121 (69.4) 78 (78.8) 93 (86.1) 292 (76.4)
Borderline scores, 14–16 20 (11.6) 6 (6.1) 7 (6.5) 33 (8.7)
Abnormal scores, 17 or higher 32 (18.5) 15 (15.2) 8 (7.4) 55 (14.5)