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Table 3 Relationships between mothers' Physical (PCS-12) and Mental Component Summary (MCS-12) scores and the teacher- or parent-rated SDQ scores of the child within the AS/HFA group

From: Health-related quality of life in parents of school-age children with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism

Relationship β SE z p 95% CI  
1. Mothers' PCS-12 teacher SDQ prosocial 1.8 0.8 2.1 0.03 0.11 3.62
2. Mothers' MCS-12 parent SDQ prosocial 1.5 0.7 2.1 0.04 0.07 2.96
3. Mothers' MCS-12 parent SDQ hyperactivity -1.9 0.9 -2.2 0.03 -3.76 -0.18
4. Mothers' MCS-12 parent SDQ conduct1 -8.8 3.5 -2.5 0.01 -15.68 -2.02
  1. General Linear Model Dependent variable: Mothers' PCS-12 or MCS-12 score; Independent: Mother's age, age and gender of the child. 1Due to skewness, the logarithmic value of parent SDQ conduct score was used. SDQ = Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire.