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Table 1 Problems affecting children and adolescents (40 Free List Respondents)

From: Mental health and psychosocial problems among conflict-affected children in Kachin State, Myanmar: a qualitative study

Problems Affecting Individuals Numbera Among Adultsb
Dropping out of school 30 8
Drug abuse 27 8
Alcoholism 20 6
Lack of money 19 5
Unwanted pregnancy 17 5
Unhealthy 16 4
Stealing 14 3
Early marriage 14 4
Quarreling 13 2
Not enough space (for living) 12 5
Fled from war 11 3
Human trafficking 11 4
Having love affair 10 3
Child labor 10 5
Disagreement in the family 8 4
Misbehaving of children 8 4
Travel difficulty 7 3
Lack of child rights 6 3
Rape 6 4
Malnutrition 4 3
Lack of basic things 4 0
Abortion 4 1
Children unattended 3 1
Lack of faith 3 2
Staying at boarding houses 3 1
Gambling 3 0
Suicide 3 2
  1. aResponses given by two or fewer respondents are excluded
  2. bOut of a total of 12 adult respondents