Table 1

Demographic and Clinical Characteristics of the Sample: Means ± Standard Deviation

DEPRESSION

CONTROLS

p


n = 34

n = 17

Gender (% boys)

88.2%

76.5%

0.30

Age (years)

9.9 (1.0)

9.9 (1.4)

0.86

NBI

52.4 (18.8)

26.1 (12.6)

0.0001*

CDI

19.7(4.0)

9.9 (1.4)

0.0001*

WISC-III FS IQ

95.1 (16.0)

108.1 (24)

0.32

CBCL (T score)

Internalizing Problems

67.2 (11.6)

58.9 (7.5)

0.005*

Externalizing Problems

69.4 (9.3)

56.1 (8.0)

0.0001*

Total Problems

71.4 (7.1)

58.6 (5.4)

0.0001*


NBI: Nutrition Behavior Inventory; CDI: Children Depression Inventory; WISC-III FS IQ: Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children, 3rd Ed. Full Scale IQ; CBCL: Children Behavior Checklist; *statistically significant.

Benko et al. BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:73   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-73

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