Table 3

Population Child Behaviour Checklist (CBCL) and Teacher's Report Form (TRF) scores: group means and analyses

Problem CBCL score (parent) TRF score (teacher)
HSS (n=17) PWS (n=28) HSS (n=24) PWS (n=25)
Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.) Mean (s.d.)
HSS, hyperphagic short stature; PWS, Prader—Willi syndrome.
*P < 0.05; **P < 0.01.
Total problems 65.3 (11.3) 67.0 (7.2) 60.9 (9.6) 64.7 (9.3)
Internalising 60.3 (12.3) 57.8 (7.0) 56.2 (11.3) 59.6 (9.1)
Externalising 61.0 (12.9) 61.6 (10.0) 59.8 (9.9) 63.2 (9.4)
Withdrawn 62.5 (11.4) 61.3 (6.9) 58.6 (10.5) 58.8 (6.9)
Somatic complaints 60.1 (8.7) 60.7 (8.3) 56.1 (9.1) 62.1 (8.0)*
Anxious/depressed 59.5 (11.4) 52.9 (4.1)* 57.8 (7.1) 57.2 (8.7)
Social problems 64.2 (9.2) 71.8 (9.2)* 62.2 (5.7) 62.6 (7.4)
Thought problems 60.9 (7.8) 69.2 (7.3)** 57.9 (9.4) 61.5 (10.2)
Attention problems 70.0 (11.7) 65.4 (9.3) 61.5 (9.8) 61.2 (7.9)
Delinquent behaviour 62.8 (10.5) 60.0 (8.8) 59.3 (7.1) 60.0 (8.5)
Aggressive behaviour 62.7 (11.3) 63.0 (10.1) 60.8 (9.5) 64.7 (10.7)
Sex problems 54.2 (7.6) 55.1 (8.1)