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Table 5 Relation between sex and affective disorders among the offsprings

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

Affective disorders Sex among offsprings of bipolar parents Test of significance Sex among offsprings of control parents Test of significance
Female
n = 16
Male
n = 52
Female
n = 38
Male
n = 30
DMDD 4 (25.0) 30 (57.7) χ2 = 5.23, p = 0.02* 8 (21.1) 6 (20.0) χ2 = 0.01, p = 0.915
Depressive disorders 12 (75.0) 17 (32.7) χ2 = 0.339, p = 0.560 10 (26.3) 0 χ2 = 9.26, p= 0.002*
Mania 3 (18.8) 2 (3.8) FET p = 0.046* 2 (5.3) 0 FET p = 0.202
  1. χ2 chi-square test, FET Fisher’s exact test
  2. *Statistically significant if p < 0.05