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Table 1 Sample characteristics and gender comparisons

From: Validation of the Dutch version of the Multidimensional Adolescent Functioning Scale (MAFS)

Variables Total sample
(n = 297)
Male sample
(n = 133)
Female sample (n = 264)   p-value for gender comparison Type of test
Education (low/medium); n & % 78.0 19.6% 14.0 10.5% 64.0 24.2% 0.005 Chi-square
Education (Middle); n & % 74.0 18.6% 27.0 20.3% 47.0 17.8%
Education (High); n & % 245.0 61.7% 37.0 27.8% 85.0 32.2%
Age in years (mean & sd) 15.2 1.7 15.2 1.7 15.2 1.7 0.74 t-test
MAFS Total (mean & sd) 79.0 6.7 77.9 6.6 79.5 6.7 0.05 t-test
MAFS Family (mean & sd) 25.5 2.5 25.4 2.4 25.6 2.6 0.53 t-test
MAFS Peer (mean & sd) 20.2 2.5 19.6 2.6 20.6 2.4 < 0.001 t-test
MAFS General (mean & sd) 32.9 3.6 32.7 3.6 33.1 3.7 0.36 t-test
GVSG Total (mean & sd) 100.4 8.0 98.5 7.2 101.3 8.2 0.06 t-test
GVSG Parents (mean & sd) 17.2 2.6 17.1 2.5 17.3 2.7 0.52 t-test
GVSG Friends (mean & sd) 17.5 2.3 16.8 2.3 17.9 2.3 < 0.001 t-test
SDQ Difficulties (mean & sd) 10.6 4.8 10.3 4.5 10.7 5.0 0.46 t-test
SDQ Prosocial (mean & sd) 8.3 1.6 7.6 1.8 8.6 1.3 < 0.001 t-test
WHO total (mean & sd) 19.7 4.7 20.4 4.3 19.4 4.8 0.04 t-test
Sick days (median & IQR) 0.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.0 0.11 M-W U-test
School grade (mean & sd) 7.0 0.7 6.8 0.7 7.0 0.7 < 0.001 t-test
Happiness (mean & sd) 7.5 1.3 7.7 1.4 7.4 1.3 0.11 t-test
  1. MAFS = Multidimensional Adolescent Functioning Scale, GVSG = Groningse Vragenlijst Sociaal Gedrag, SDQ = Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire, WHO = WHO Well-being Index, sd = standard deviation; M-W U-test = Mann-Whitney U-test