Table 4

Associations between abnormal biomarker levels and global psychiatric risk (Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) score)

Abnormal biomarkerPsychiatric risk (SDQ)χ2 (df); p values
Low
% (n/N)
High
% (n/N)
Total white cell count80 (43/54)85 (11/13)0.167 (1); 0.514
Neutrophils93 (49/53)100 (13/13)1.044 (1); 0.406
Lymphocytes31 (12/39)78 (7/9)6.757 (1); 0.014*
Platelets30 (16/54)43 (6/14)0.889 (1); 0.263
Fibrinogen50 (20/40)22 (2/9)2.291(1); 0.126
C reactive protein84 (43/51)93 (13/14)0.672 (1) 0.374
Lactate28 (7/25)70 (7/10)5.250 (1); 0.029
  • Proportion of children with abnormal biomarkers according to high and low psychiatric risk.

  • *Statistically significant association BH corrected for multiple comparisons.

  • BH, Benjamini-Hochberg.