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Table 3 Risk factors of JHS in children with AD based onBeighton criteria

From: Prevalence of generalized joint hypermobility in children with anxiety disorders

 JHS n = 49Non JHS n = 44SigOR95% CI
LowerUpper
Sexa male28 (57.1)31 (70.5)0.070.390.141.09
Ageb year9.69 ± 1.9310.89 ± 2.130.020.750.590.95
AD Severity
 Milda22 (44.9)15 (34.1)0.060.270.061.08
 Moderatea27 (55.1)29 (65.9)    
AD Type
 Separation anxiety34 (69.4)29 (65.9)0.252.200.578.43
 Social phobia17 (34.7)13 (29.5)0.222.050.656.50
 OCD22 (44.9)23 (52.3)0.920.950.362.48
 Panic/agoraphobia19 (38.8)21 (47.7)0.770.820.232.95
Specific phobia36 (73.5)32 (72.7)0.700.790.252.55
 Generalized anxiety44 (89.8)41 (93.2)0.881.140.187.12
ADHD12 (24.5)18 (40.9)0.050.360.121.03
  1. a = n(%), b = Mean ± SD. Abbreviations: JHS Joint Hypermobility Syndrome, AD Anxiety Disorders, OCD Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder