Table 3

Results of the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire—impact score

Complicated meningitis n (%)Uncomplicated meningitis n (%)Control n (%)
*RR=3.48, 95% CI=2.56 to 4.73, χ2=74.7, p<0.001.
†RR=2.46, 95% CI=1.78 to 3.39, χ2=32.8, p<0.001.
‡RR=1.59, 95% CI=1.25 to 2.03, χ2=14.0, p<0.001.
§RR=1.44, 95% CI=1.13 to 1.84, χ2=8.5, p<0.05.
Parent’s response
Impact score
    Not normal118 (35)*96 (25)†47 (10)
    Normal215 (65)287 (75)414 (90)
Subtotal333383461
No information15819
Total348391480
Teacher’s response
Impact score
    Not normal98 (38)‡103 (35)§82 (24)
    Normal158 (62)195 (65)259 (76)
Subtotal256298341
No information9293139
Total348391480