Table 1

Numbers and percentages of children in low, ‘pure’, and co-occurring mental health symptom groups according to child gender and maternal education

Boys Girls
Low maternal education1 High maternal education Low maternal education High maternal education
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
n=421.
1.Low maternal education, high-school degree or less; high maternal education, more than high-school degree.
Low symptoms group 24 (51) 88 (55) 36 (58) 103 (68)
High ‘pure’ internalising group 8 (17) 22 (14) 6 (10) 25 (16)
High ‘pure’ externalising group 8 (17) 40 (25) 6 (10) 15 (10)
High ‘both’ group 7 (15) 10 (6) 14 (23) 9 (6)