The prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems at age 5-7 years and identification of predictors from birth to preschool age in a Danish birth cohort: the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000

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The prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems at age 5-7 years and identification of predictors from birth to preschool age in a Danish birth cohort : the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000. / Elberling, Hanne; Linneberg, Allan; Olsen, Else Marie; Goodman, Robert; Skovgaard, Anne Mette.

In: European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Vol. 19, No. 9, 09.2010, p. 725-35.

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Elberling, H, Linneberg, A, Olsen, EM, Goodman, R & Skovgaard, AM 2010, 'The prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems at age 5-7 years and identification of predictors from birth to preschool age in a Danish birth cohort: the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000', European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, vol. 19, no. 9, pp. 725-35. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-010-0110-z

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Elberling, H., Linneberg, A., Olsen, E. M., Goodman, R., & Skovgaard, A. M. (2010). The prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems at age 5-7 years and identification of predictors from birth to preschool age in a Danish birth cohort: the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, 19(9), 725-35. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-010-0110-z

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Elberling H, Linneberg A, Olsen EM, Goodman R, Skovgaard AM. The prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems at age 5-7 years and identification of predictors from birth to preschool age in a Danish birth cohort: the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2010 Sep;19(9):725-35. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00787-010-0110-z

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Elberling, Hanne ; Linneberg, Allan ; Olsen, Else Marie ; Goodman, Robert ; Skovgaard, Anne Mette. / The prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems at age 5-7 years and identification of predictors from birth to preschool age in a Danish birth cohort : the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000. In: European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. 2010 ; Vol. 19, No. 9. pp. 725-35.

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title = "The prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems at age 5-7 years and identification of predictors from birth to preschool age in a Danish birth cohort: the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000",
abstract = "The objective of the study is to investigate the prevalence, distribution and predictors of mental health problems in 5-7-year-old Danish children in the general population. This study is a 5-7-year follow-up study of a birth cohort of 6,090 children, the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000. The extended version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) was answered by parents and pre-school teachers. Data from Danish national registers included perinatal data, socioeconomic data and data on child mental illness diagnosed at hospital in preschool age. Register data from the first year of life was obtained from 99.7{\%} of the children in the cohort. Of 5,898 eligible children, 3,501 participated in the SDQ assessment (59{\%}). The overall estimated 6-month prevalence of mental health problems was 4.8{\%} (95{\%} CI 4.1-5.6). Conduct problems were found in 3.0{\%} (95{\%} CI 2.4-3.6), problems of hyperactivity/inattention in 0.7{\%} (95{\%} CI 0.4-1.0) and emotional problems in 1.5{\%} (95{\%} CI 1.1-1.9). Boys showed a higher risk of having mental health problems as compared to girls: risk ratio 2.0 (95{\%} CI 1.5-2.8). Several markers of socioeconomic disadvantages were associated with mental health problems at 5-7 years of age. In conclusion, the 6-month prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems was relatively low in Danish children when compared with findings from several European countries, but was in line with findings from other studies in Nordic countries. The lower prevalence might reflect differences in psychosocial risk load and environmental stress given the social and cultural context.",
keywords = "Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Child, Child, Preschool, Cohort Studies, Conduct Disorder, Denmark, Female, Humans, Male, Mental Health, Odds Ratio, Prevalence, Questionnaires, Registries, Risk Factors, Sex Factors, Socioeconomic Factors",
author = "Hanne Elberling and Allan Linneberg and Olsen, {Else Marie} and Robert Goodman and Skovgaard, {Anne Mette}",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - The prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems at age 5-7 years and identification of predictors from birth to preschool age in a Danish birth cohort

T2 - the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000

AU - Elberling, Hanne

AU - Linneberg, Allan

AU - Olsen, Else Marie

AU - Goodman, Robert

AU - Skovgaard, Anne Mette

PY - 2010/9

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N2 - The objective of the study is to investigate the prevalence, distribution and predictors of mental health problems in 5-7-year-old Danish children in the general population. This study is a 5-7-year follow-up study of a birth cohort of 6,090 children, the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000. The extended version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) was answered by parents and pre-school teachers. Data from Danish national registers included perinatal data, socioeconomic data and data on child mental illness diagnosed at hospital in preschool age. Register data from the first year of life was obtained from 99.7% of the children in the cohort. Of 5,898 eligible children, 3,501 participated in the SDQ assessment (59%). The overall estimated 6-month prevalence of mental health problems was 4.8% (95% CI 4.1-5.6). Conduct problems were found in 3.0% (95% CI 2.4-3.6), problems of hyperactivity/inattention in 0.7% (95% CI 0.4-1.0) and emotional problems in 1.5% (95% CI 1.1-1.9). Boys showed a higher risk of having mental health problems as compared to girls: risk ratio 2.0 (95% CI 1.5-2.8). Several markers of socioeconomic disadvantages were associated with mental health problems at 5-7 years of age. In conclusion, the 6-month prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems was relatively low in Danish children when compared with findings from several European countries, but was in line with findings from other studies in Nordic countries. The lower prevalence might reflect differences in psychosocial risk load and environmental stress given the social and cultural context.

AB - The objective of the study is to investigate the prevalence, distribution and predictors of mental health problems in 5-7-year-old Danish children in the general population. This study is a 5-7-year follow-up study of a birth cohort of 6,090 children, the Copenhagen Child Cohort 2000. The extended version of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) was answered by parents and pre-school teachers. Data from Danish national registers included perinatal data, socioeconomic data and data on child mental illness diagnosed at hospital in preschool age. Register data from the first year of life was obtained from 99.7% of the children in the cohort. Of 5,898 eligible children, 3,501 participated in the SDQ assessment (59%). The overall estimated 6-month prevalence of mental health problems was 4.8% (95% CI 4.1-5.6). Conduct problems were found in 3.0% (95% CI 2.4-3.6), problems of hyperactivity/inattention in 0.7% (95% CI 0.4-1.0) and emotional problems in 1.5% (95% CI 1.1-1.9). Boys showed a higher risk of having mental health problems as compared to girls: risk ratio 2.0 (95% CI 1.5-2.8). Several markers of socioeconomic disadvantages were associated with mental health problems at 5-7 years of age. In conclusion, the 6-month prevalence of SDQ-measured mental health problems was relatively low in Danish children when compared with findings from several European countries, but was in line with findings from other studies in Nordic countries. The lower prevalence might reflect differences in psychosocial risk load and environmental stress given the social and cultural context.

KW - Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity

KW - Child

KW - Child, Preschool

KW - Cohort Studies

KW - Conduct Disorder

KW - Denmark

KW - Female

KW - Humans

KW - Male

KW - Mental Health

KW - Odds Ratio

KW - Prevalence

KW - Questionnaires

KW - Registries

KW - Risk Factors

KW - Sex Factors

KW - Socioeconomic Factors

U2 - 10.1007/s00787-010-0110-z

DO - 10.1007/s00787-010-0110-z

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 20419462

VL - 19

SP - 725

EP - 735

JO - European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

JF - European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

SN - 1018-8827

IS - 9

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