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Research Article

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of a Positive Youth Development Program for Secondary Students in Macau

Table 7

Comparison of the old and new participants in Wave 3 data.

Old ( ๐‘› = 1 8 9 )New ( ๐‘› = 7 9 )โ€‰โ€‰t-valueP value
MeanSDMeanSD

BO subscale4.590.744.380.862.0240.044
RP subscale4.140.923.860.932.2680.024
EC subscale4.210.853.920.882.5260.012
CC subscale4.350.814.120.782.1480.033
ID subscale4.070.793.740.773.1910.002
BF subscale4.210.893.960.792.1370.033
PI subscale4.210.933.871.032.6710.008
SP subscale4.761.254.311.302.6710.008
CYPDS4.340.594.140.612.5130.013
LIFE3.771.043.280.833.7350.000
SA3.070.612.850.842.0710.041
BI1.520.561.650.531.8130.071
BI (item 1)2.131.102.541.072.8070.005
BI (item 2)1.350.701.440.830.8140.417
BI (item 4)1.390.701.510.791.1640.247

Note: BO: bonding, RP: recognition for positive behavior subscale, EC: emotional competence subscale, CC: cognitive competence subscale. ID: clear and positive identity subscale, BF: beliefs in the future subscale, PI: prosocial involvement subscale, SP: spirituality subscale, CPYDS: mean of the 15 subscales, LIFE = life satisfaction scale, SA: school adjustment measures, BI: behavioral intention scale, BI (item 1): will you drink alcohol in the coming 2 years? BI (item 2): will you smoke cigarettes in the coming 2 years? BI (item 4): will you have sex in the future 2 years? Significant ๐‘ƒ values are in bold.

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