Table 4.

Total ADHD-Specific Checklists: Ability to Detect ADHD vs Normal Controls

StudyBehavior Rating ScaleAge GenderEffect Size95% Confidence Limits
Conners (1997)CPRS-R:L-ADHD Index
(Conners Parent Rating Scale—1997
Revised Version: Long Form, ADHD Index Scale)
6 –17MF3.12.5, 3.7
Conners (1997)CTRS-R:L-ADHD Index
(Conners Teacher Rating Scale—
1997 Revised Version: Long Form, ADHD Index Scale)
6 –17MF3.32.8, 3.8
Conners (1997)CPRS-R:L-DSM-IV Symptoms
(Conners Parent Rating Scale—1997
Revised Version: Long Form, DSM-IV Symptoms Scale)
6 –17MF3.42.8, 4.0
Conners (1997)CTRS-R:L-DSM-IV Symptoms
(Conners Teacher Rating Scale—1997
Revised Version: Long Form, DSM-IVSymptoms Scale)
6 –17MF3.73.2, 4.2
Breen (1989)SSQ-O-I
Barkley's School Situations Questionnaire-Original Version, Number of Problem Settings Scale
6 –11F1.30.5, 2.2
Breen (1989)SSQ-O-II
Barkley's School Situations Questionnaire-Original Version, Mean Severity Scale
6 –11F2.01.0, 2.9
Combined2.92.2, 3.5
  • Taken from: Green M, Wong M, Atkins D, et al. Diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. Technical Review 3.Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research; 1999. AHCPR publication 99-0050