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Research Article

Challenges of Assessing Maltreated Children Coming into Foster Care

Table 5

SDQ scores by gender compared with a normative sample.

Mean scores (SD) -test
Normative sample Current sample
Boys ()Girls ()Boys ()Girls ()BoysGirls

Total difficulties108.61211.81
Emotional symptoms1.61.61.692.75
Conduct problems2.62.12.661.88
Hyperactivity4.13.45.075.44
Peer problems1.71.52.901.75
Prosocial behaviours7.58.06.217.56
Impact0.40.22.171.00

Data from http://www.sdqinfo.com/norms/UK3yearNorm.html.