Table 3

Selected results, including all that were significant, from the scores to the questionnaires. FE = Fisher's exact test; SEM = Standard Error of Mean; † indicates P values less than 0.05 * indicates which control groups differed significantly (P < 0.05) from the KD group (see text for p values)

Category (mean, SEM)

KD Group

Hospital Controls

Sibling controls

Significance (ANOVA unless indicated)


    CBCL/4–18

Internalising score in clinical or borderline range

40.0%

18.2%

12.5%

0.04 † (FE)

Externalising score in clinical or borderline range

26.2%

9.1%

25%

0.27 (FE)

Thought Problems

57.0 (1.06)

52.8 (1.19)

50.2 (1.74) *

0.03 †

Withdrawn

55.9 (0.96)

52.8 (1.19)

51.2 (0.82) *

0.02 †

Somatic

61.0 (1.27)

57.3 (1.63)

54.1 (1.81) *

0.02 †

Sex Problems

54.0 (1.10)

52.9 (1.57)

47.3 (1.28) *

0.01 †

Aggressive

56.5 (1.19)

52.0 (0.71)

52.6 (2.07)

0.05

Internal T score

53.4 (2.0)

48.5 (2.38)

44.1 (2.81)

0.05

Total T score

53.4 (1.73)

48.4 (2.45)

45.6 (3.36)

0.07

    Strengths + Difficulties

Prosocial

6.7 (0.31)

8.3 (0.48) *

7.4 (0.63)

0.04 †

Conduct

3.3 (0.38)

1.4 (0.34) *

2.8 (0.73)

0.04 †

Total Difficulties

13.7 (1.08)

8.6 (1.44) *

8.9 (1.93)

0.02 †

    Parenting Stress Index

Difficult child (raw)

30.3 (1.52)

24.2 (1.47)

26.5 (2.80)

0.07


Carlton-Conway et al. BMC Pediatrics 2005 5:14   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-5-14

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