Table 5.

Total Scales of Broadband Checklists: Ability to Detect Referred vs Nonreferred

StudyBehavior Rating ScaleAge GenderEffect Size95% Confidence Limits
Achenbach (1991b)CBCL/4-18-R, Total Problem Scale
(Child Behavior Checklist for Ages 4–18, Parent Form)
4–11M1.41.3, 1.5
Achenbach (1991b)Same as above4–11F1.31.2, 1.4
Achenbach (1991c)CBCL/TRF-R, Total Problem Scale
(Child Behavior Checklist, Teacher Form)
5–11M1.21.0, 1.4
Achenbach (1991c)Same as above5–11F1.11.0, 1.3
Naglieri, LeBuffe, Pfeiffer (1994)DSMD-Total Scale
(Devereaux Scales of Mental Disorders)
5–12MF1.00.8, 1.3
Conners (1997)CPRS-R:L-Global Problem Index
(1997 Revision of Conners Parent Rating Scale, Long Version)
MF2.31.9, 2.6
Conners (1997)CTRS-R:L-Global Problem Index
(1997 Revision of Conners Teacher Rating Scale, Long Version)
MF2.01.7, 2.3
Combined1.51.2, 1.8
  • 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.