Table 3

Unadjusted comparison of differences in mean changes (baseline to three-month follow-up)
Boys Girls
Intervention (N = 77) Waitlist (N = 94) Intervention (N = 76) Waitlist (N = 82)
ΔT1 to T3 SD ΔT1 to T3 SD T; df = 169 P ΔT1 to T3 SD ΔT1 to T3 SD T; df = 156 P
Mean Mean Mean Mean
Outcomes PTSD symptoms 5.68 9.65 4.85 8.56 −0.597 0.551 5.85 10.97 5.18 11.46 −0.380 0.704
Depressive symptoms 1.42 4.61 2.58 5.60 1.451 0.149 2.21 5.42 3.00 6.00 0.864 0.389
Hope −1.03 6.71 −0.47 6.59 0.546 0.586 −2.97 6.27 −1.93 6.17 1.058 0.292
Function impairment 1.13 4.75 0.39 6.18 -0.865 0.388 1.76 5.06 1.95 4.93 0.237 0.813
Mediators Coping repertoire 0.23 3.38 0.69 3.17 0.915 0.362 0.22 3.57 −0.05 3.81 −0.454 0.651
Coping satisfaction 1.18 7.85 0.55 8.03 −0.514 0.608 1.48 7.41 0.89 8.38 −0.465 0.642
Social support −0.01 4.12 −1.32 4.85 −1.866 0.056 0.24 5.58 −0.62 5.67 −0.959 0.339

df, degrees of freedom; PTSD, posttraumatic stress disorder; SD, standard deviation.

Tol et al.

Tol et al. BMC Medicine 2014 12:56   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-56

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