TABLE 2

Maternal Report CBCL 6–18 for NLLFS and Achenbach Samples

ParameterNLLFS Adolescent SampleAchenbach Normative Adolescent SampleGroupGenderGroup × Gender
TotalGirlsBoysTotalGirlsBoysFPFPFP
Competence scalesa
    Activities
        Mean ± SD10.9 ± 2.610.7 ± 3.111.2 ± 2.010.3 ± 2.69.8 ± 2.610.9 ± 2.42.22.1384.14.043.51.476
        95% CI10.3–11.59.8–11.510.4–12.29.8–10.99.1–10.510.1–11.7
    Social
        Mean ± SD11.0 ± 9.610.3 ± 2.311.7 ± 13.38.4 ± 2.47.8 ± 2.39.0 ± 2.46.35.0131.61.206.02.890
        95% CI9.5–12.58.1–12.59.6–13.97.0–9.85.9–9.77.0–11.0
    School/academic
        Mean ± SD5.2 ± 0.95.4 ± 0.95.0 ± 0.82.8 ± 0.92.5 ± 1.03.2 ± 0.7313.78.0011.20.27516.76.001c
        95% CI5.0–5.45.1–5.74.7–5.22.6–3.02.2–2.72.9–3.4
    Total competence
        Mean ± SD26.0 ± 4.326.3 ± 5.025.8 ± 3.621.4 ± 4.520.3 ± 4.523.0 ± 4.045.70.0013.34.0706.86.010d
        95% CI25.1–27.024.9–27.724.4–27.220.6–22.418.8–21.221.7–24.3
Syndrome scalesb
    Anxious/depression
        Mean ± SD2.9 ± 3.13.4 ± 3.62.3 ± 2.42.2 ± 2.72.8 ± 3.11.5 ± 2.02.81.0967.62.001.07.786
        95% CI2.2–3.52.5–4.41.5–3.21.5–2.72.0–3.60.6–2.3
    Withdrawn
        Mean ± SD1.8 ± 2.01.8 ± 2.31.7 ± 1.82.1 ± 2.42.2 ± 2.51.8 ± 2.4.59.444.56.003.16.691
        95% CI1.3–2.31.1–2.61.0–2.41.6–2.51.6–2.91.2–2.5
    Somatic complaints
        Mean ± SD0.9 ± 1.61.1 ± 1.90.6 ± 1.31.2 ± 1.81.4 ± 2.00.9 ± 1.41.17.2813.80.053.00.948
        95% CI0.5–1.30.6–1.70.1–1.20.8–1.50.9–1.90.4–1.4
    Social problems
        Mean ± SD0.5 ± 0.80.5 ± 0.80.6 ± 0.91.1 ± 1.91.5 ± 2.30.8 ± 1.25.66.0192.06.1542.36.126
        95% CI0.2–0.90.1–1.00.1–1.00.8–1.41.0–1.90.3–1.2
    Thought problems
        Mean ± SD1.1 ± 1.81.3 ± 2.01.0 ± 1.61.1 ± 1.41.1 ± 1.51.1 ± 1.3.01.98050.482.16.686
        95% CI0.7–1.50.7–1.80.5–1.50.8–1.40.7–1.60.6–1.5
    Attention problems
        Mean ± SD2.5 ± 3.02.5 ± 2.92.6 ± 3.13.0 ± 3.12.7 ± 3.03.3 ± 3.2.96.32950.481.18.670
        95% CI1.8–3.21.5–3.51.6–3.62.4–3.61.9–3.62.4–4.2
    Rule-breaking behavior
        Mean ± SD1.7 ± 2.51.6 ± 2.51.7 ± 2.52.8 ± 4.22.8 ± 3.42.9 ± 5.04.46.036.03.858.01.922
        95% CI0.8–2.50.5–2.80.6–2.82.1–3.61.8–3.81.9–4.0
    Aggressive behavior
        Mean ± SD2.4 ± 3.22.6 ± 2.62.2 ± 3.73.7 ± 4.44.0 ± 4.63.5 ± 4.24.45.037.54.463.01.933
        95% CI1.5–3.31.3–3.91.0–3.52.9–4.52.8–5.12.3–4.6
Broadband scalesb
    Internalizing
        Mean ± SD5.4 ± 5.96.4 ± 7.04.6 ± 4.75.4 ± 5.66.5 ± 6.44.2 ± 4.3.04.8375.08.026.08.784
        95% CI4.2–6.64.5–8.32.8–6.54.2–6.54.8–8.12.5–5.9
    Externalizing
        Mean ± SD4.1 ± 5.24.3 ± 4.63.9 ± 5.76.6 ± 7.86.7 ± 7.66.4 ± 8.15.32.022.10.750.01.992
        95% CI2.5–5.72.0–6.51.7–6.15.1–7.94.8–8.64.3–8.4
    Total problems
        Mean ± SD15.5 ± 14.716.5 ± 14.014.5 ± 15.419.7 ± 17.621.5 ± 20.317.7 ± 14.02.55.1121.27.261.11.738
        95% CI11.7–19.211.3–21.99.2–19.816.2–23.016.8–26.112.8–22.6
  • CI indicates confidence interval.

  • a High scores reflect healthy adjustment.

  • b High scores reflect poor adjustment.

  • c NLLFS sample: adolescent girls versus boys: F1,74 = 3.39, P = .070; Achenbach normative sample: adolescent girls versus boys: F1,92 = 15.79, P = .001.

  • d NLLFS sample: adolescent girls versus boys: F1,74 = .28, P = .600; Achenbach normative sample: adolescent girls versus boys: F1,92 = 11.26, P = .001.