Table 4: Group differences on measures of family factors.

Measures of family factorsSelective mutism group
M (SD)
Community comparison group
M (SD)
d

FAC I a
(i) Parental warmth subscale4.24 (1.48)4.86 (1.32).45
(ii) Parental involvement/protection subscale4.97 (1.24)4.21 (1.10).65
 (a) Social activities away from home2.79 (1.18)3.21 (1.13).37
 (b) Parental monitoring4.00 (.80)3.25 (.84).93*
 (c) Comfort with separation3.41 (.95)2.96 (.96).48
(iii) Parental expectations subscale4.34 (1.45)3.93 (1.25).27
 (a) Performance expectations3.75 (.99)3.53 (.69).27
 (b) Future expectations3.07 (1.25)2.79 (.99).25

FAM-II I b Subscales
(i) Task accomplishment subscale12.41 (1.24)12.38 (1.38).20
(ii) Role performance11.90 (1.80)12.25 (1.70).20
(iii) Communication13.10 (1.23)12.79 (1.32).25
(iv) Affective expression12.21 (1.57)11.29 (1.12).67
(v) Involvement11.72 (1.16)12.04 (1.30).27
(vi) Control10.24 (1.46)9.88 (1.65).24
(vii) Values and norms11.79 (1.26)11.04 (1.46).57
(viii) Social desirability19.03 (1.82)18.67 (1.37).30
(ix) Defensiveness19.17 (1.77)18.50 (1.69).39

a FACI  =  Family Assessment Clinician Interview. b FAM-III  =  Family Assessment Measure, Version III.
* 𝑃 < . 0 0 1 4 .