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Table 2 Demographic and mental health characteristics of unaccompanied and accompanied migrant children treated at the Mental health department of Belgrade clinic, from January 2018 to January 2019

From: Migrant children in transit: health profile and social needs of unaccompanied and accompanied children visiting the MSF clinic in Belgrade, Serbia

MENTAL HEALTH CARE UMC AMC
N (%) N (%)
SEX 45 (100) 21 (100)
 Male 44 (98) 14 (67)
 Female 1 (2) 7 (33)
AGE Median (IQR) 16 (15–17) 15 (11–16.5)
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
 Afghanistan 38 (84) 12 (57)
 Pakistan 5 (11) 0
 Iran 1 (2) 7 (33)
 Bangladesh 1 (2) 0
 Palestine 0 1 (5)
 North Africa 0 1 (5)
TRIP DURATION in months Median (IQR) 21 (16–28) 27 (17–52)
MAJOR CATEGORY OF MENTAL HEALTH SYMPTOMS
 Anxiety 10 (22) 5 (24)
 Adjustment 8 (18) 2 (10)
 Depression 5 (11) 4 (19)
 Othera 5 (11) 1 (5)
 Psychosomatic 5 (1) 0
 Post-traumatic stress disorder 2 (4) 2 (10)
 Behavioral 1 (2) 5 (24)
 Mixed anxiety and depression 1 (2) 0
 No mental health symptoms 7 (16) 2 (10)
Victims of torture 4 (9) 3 (14)
Victims of sexual and gender-based violence 2 (4) 2 (9)
  1. asexual problems, self-harm, physical violence survivor, previous diagnosis of mental illness (borderline personality, bipolar disorder) etc.