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Table 3 Affective disorders among the offsprings groups

From: Diagnosis of disruptive mood dysregulation disorder in offsprings of bipolar parents

  Offsprings of bipolar parents Offsprings of control parents Test of significance
n = 68(%) n = 68(%)
DMDD 34 (50.0) 14 (20.6) χ2 = 12.88, p < 0.001*
Depressive disorders 21 (30.9) 10 (14.7) χ2 = 5.06, p = 0.025*
Mania 5 (7.4) 2 (2.9) χ2 = 1.35, p = 0.244
  1. χ2 chi-square test
  2. *Statistically significant if p < 0.05