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Table 3 Behaviour difficulties and mental health disorders after severe malaria

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

Behaviour difficulty or mental health disorder Cerebral malaria, n = 173, (%) Severe malaria anaemia, n = 99, (%) Community controls, n = 108, (%) p a value (CM vs CC) p a value (SMA vs CC) p a value (CM vs SMA)
Behaviour difficulty only 6 (3.5) 4 (4.0) 3 (2.8) 0.99 0.99 0.99
Mental health disorder 18 (10.4) 4 (4.0) 2 (1.8) 0.01 0.69 0.13
  1. aχ2 test or Fisher’s exact test with Benferroni correction