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Research Article

Challenges of Assessing Maltreated Children Coming into Foster Care

Table 3

Comparisons of our sample with a normative sample on the ITSEA.

Mean scores (SD)-test
Normative sample ()Current sample ()

Externalising behaviours0.47 (0.28)0.60 (0.43)t = 3.08, df = 1281, and p < 0.001
Internalising behaviours0.52 (0.22)0.50 (0.31), df = 1281, and
Dysregulation0.36 (0.25)0.41 (0.29), df = 1281, and
Competence1.38 (0.29)1.14 (0.45)t = 5.5, df = 1281, and p < 0.001
Maladaptive behaviours0.11 (0.13)0.16 (1.17)t = 2.58, df = 1281, and p < 0.01
Social relatedness1.71 (0.21)1.53 (0.40)t = 5.9, df = 1281, and p < 0.001
Atypical behaviours0.32 (0.25)0.32 (0.24), df = 1281, and

Data from [27].