Table 3

Comparison of the KINDLR, CES-D, and RSES scores for adolescents with one and both parents affected by leprosy
Scales Adolescents with one parent affected by leprosy (nā€‰=ā€‰61) Adolescents with both parents affected by leprosy (nā€‰=ā€‰41) p value1) Effect size2)
Mean SD Mean SD
KINDLR
Total Score 59.6 11.0 50.4 14.0 <.001 0.74
Physical Well-Being 51.9 15.0 50.3 13.8 .602 0.11
Emotional Well-Being 53.1 12.9 46.7 15.4 .024 0.45
Self-Esteem 51.8 18.1 41.2 19.3 .006 0.57
Family 62.4 15.6 52.9 21.2 .010 0.52
Friends 77.3 16.5 64.0 21.2 .001 0.70
School 61.1 21.2 47.1 24.5 .003 0.61
CES-D 13.6 7.6 15.4 7.2 .229 0.25
RSES 19.7 5.9 18.5 6.3 .345 0.19

1)t-test was used for significant differences between adolescents with one and both parents affected by leprosy.

2) Effect sizes as used in the analyses were calculated by taking the differences between the two means of the adolescents with one and both parents affected by leprosy , divided by the standard deviation.

Yamaguchi et al.

Yamaguchi et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-22

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