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Table 5 Co-morbid conditions among children with CP

From: Chronic pain among children with cerebral palsy attending a Ugandan tertiary hospital: a cross-sectional study

Comorbidity Chronic pain/N Prevalence (%) 95%CI
Illnesses
 Epilepsy 84/138 60.9 48.6–75.4
 Dental caries 12/16 75.0 38.8–100^
 Malnutrition 10/11 90.9 43.6–100^
 Gastro esophageal reflux disease 6/8 75.0 27.5–100^
Physical functioning problems
 Hearing Impairment 4/6 66.7 18.2–100^
 Vision Impairment 16/20 80.0 45.7–100^
Behavioral problem
 Sleeping disorders 31/39 79.5 54.0–100^
Presence of aggressive behavior
 Yes 55/87 63.2 47.6–82.3
 No 89/137 64.9 52.2–79.9
Plays with other children
 Yes 48//103 46.6 34.4–61.8
 No 96/121 79.3 64.3–96.9
Learning problem
 Schooling 2/14 14.3 1.7–51.6
 Not at School 142/210 67.6 57.0–79.7