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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of youth in the study sample

From: Potentially traumatic events, coping strategies and associations with mental health and well-being measures among conflict-affected youth in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Gender N = 434  %
 Male  210  51.6
 Female  224  48.4
Age   
 10  60  13.9
 11  56  12.9
 12  78  18.0
 13  58  13.4
 14  65  15.0
 15  116  26.8
Mean age (SD) 12.8 (1.77)
Enrollment in school N  %
 Enrolled in school  386  89.2
 Not enrolled in school  47  10.9
Class level N  %
 Primary  289  66.5
 Secondary  83  19.1
 Missing  14  3.2
Village N  %
 Karhagala  59  13.6
 Kamisimbi  33  7.6
 Lurhala  45  10.4
 Kahembari  65  15.0
 Cagombe  42  9.7
 Cahi  45  10.4
 Irhaga  41  9.5
 Karherwa  29  6.7
 Izege  44  10.1
 Cize  31  7.1
Mental health and well-being outcomes  Mean score (SD)  Range
 Internalizing problems  1.25 (0.26)  1–3
 Externalizing problems  1.19 (0.21)  1–2.1
 Prosocial attitudes/behaviors  2.93 (0.61)  1.13–4
 Self-esteem  7.58 (1.22)  1–10