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Table 1 ASEBA Adult Self-Report in two groups of young adults born with low birth weight and a control group

From: Mental health, quality of life and social relations in young adults born with low birth weight

  VLBW SGA Control
  Mean (SD) p Mean (SD) p Mean (SD)
Problem scores (n = 42/55/73)         
Anxious/Depressed 6.8 (7.0) 0.029 8.6 (7.6) < 0.001 4.2 (5.1)
Withdrawn 2.0 (2.2) 0.22 3.1 (2.9) < 0.001 1.5 (1.8)
Somatic Complaints 2.7 (2.8) 0.057 3.5 (4.3) 0.015 1.7 (2.3)
Thought Problems 2.1 (2.4) 0.16 2.9 (3.2) < 0.001 1.3 (1.8)
Attention Problems 7.0 (4.9) 0.16 8.0 (4.7) 0.006 5.7 (4.2)
Aggressive Behavior 4.1 (3.8) 0.079 5.3 (5.2) 0.008 2.9 (3.1)
Rule-breaking Behavior 2.4 (2.6) 0.36 3.0 (3.3) 0.091 2.1 (2.6)
Intrusive 1.2 (1.2) 0.17 2.3 (2.1) 0.23 1.8 (1.8)
Internalizing Problems 11.6 (10.7) 0.042 15.1 (13.3) < 0.001 7.4 (7.3)
Externalizing Problems 7.7 (6.1) 0.38 10.5 (9.0) 0.019 6.7 (5.9)
Total Problems 35.5 (24.4) 0.067 46.0 (30.2) < 0.001 27.8 (20.8)
Adaptive scores (n = 42/55/74)         
Friends scale (Total score) 10.3 (1.7) 0.023 10.4 (1.6) 0.010 11.1 (1.1)
Family scale (Total score) 1.4 (0.5) 0.11 1.5 (0.4) 0.58 1.5 (0.4)
  1. P-values vs. controls based on Mann–Whitney U test.