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Table 3 Distributions of Pediatrics Symptomatic Check List items among children and adolescents on HAART in West Gojjam Zone Public Hospitals, North West Ethiopia, 2018 (N = 411)

From: Emotional and behavioral problems and associated factors among children and adolescents on highly active anti-retroviral therapy in public hospitals of West Gojjam zone, Amhara regional state of Ethiopia, 2018: a cross-sectional study

Symptoms Responses
Never(0) N/% Sometimes(1)N/% Often(2)N/%
Complains of aches and pains 315/76.6% 37/9% 59/14.4%
Spends more time alone 359/87.3% 29/7% 23/5.7%
Tires easily, has little energy 341/83% 57/13.8% 13/3.2%
Fidgety, unable to sit still 318/77.4% 35/8.5% 58/14.1%
Has trouble with teacher 309/75.1% 67/16.3% 35/8.6%
Less interested in school 293/71.2% 89/21.6% 29/7.2%
Acts as if driven by a motor 397/96.5% 11/2.7% 3/0.8%%
Daydreams to much 380/92.4% 20/4.8% 11/2.8%
Distracted easily 243/59.1% 112/27.2% 56/13.7%
Is afraid of new situations 293/71.2% 95/23.1% 23/5.7%
Feels sad, unhappy 225/54.7% 125/30.4% 61/14.9%
Is irritable, angry 215/52.3% 84/20.4% 112/27.3%
Feels hopeless 345/83.9% 34/8.2% 32/7.9%
Has trouble concentrating 276/67.1% 54/13.1% 81/19.8%
Less interested in friends 338/82.2% 17/4.1% 56/13.8%
Fights with other children 189/45.9% 151/36.7% 71/17.4%
Absent from school 316/76.8 53/12.8% 42/10.4%
School grades dropping 32/7.7% 257/62.5% 122/29.8%
Is down on him or herself 376/91.4% 23/5.6% 12/3%
Visits the doctor with nothing wrong 284/69% 51/12.4% 76/18.6%
Has trouble sleeping 300/72.9% 72/17.5% 39/9.6%
Worries a lot 379/92.2% 21/5.1% 11/2.7%
Wants to be with you more than before 372/90.5% 9/2.1% 30/8.4%
Feels he or she is bad 359/87.3% 23/5.5% 29/7.2%
Takes unnecessary risks 401/97.5% 7/1.7% 3/0.8%
Gets hurt frequently 334/81.2% 26/6.3% 51/12.5%
Seems to be having less fun 121/29.4% 138/33.5% 152/31.1%
Acts younger than children his or her age 403/98% 5/1.2% 3/0.8%
Does not listen to rules 303/73.7 63/15.3% 45/11%
Does not show feelings 399/97% 5/1.2% 7/1.7%
Does not understand other’s feelings 318/77.3% 12/2.9% 81/19.8%
Teases other 382/92.9% 7/1.7% 22/5.4%
Blames others for his or her troubles 262/63.7% 132/32.2% 17/4.1%
Takes things that do not belong to him/her 325/79% 32/7.7% 54/13.3%
Refuses to share 63/15.3% 121/29.4% 7/1.7%
  1. Abbreviations: HAART Highly Active Anti Retroviral Therapy