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Table 6 Interaction of father's and mother's PTSD: groups with significant differences.

From: Psychopathological status, behavior problems, and family adjustment of Kuwaiti children whose fathers were involved in the first gulf war

        Df = 3/351 for CBI
Child outcome variables NF* & NM(1) (N = 192) Mean(SD) YF & NM(2) (N = 71) Mean(SD) NF & YM(3) (N = 58) Mean(SD) YF & YM(4) (N = 34) Mean(SD) Two-way ANCOVA**: Interaction statistics Post – hoc tests
      F P F P Significantly different groups
CBI – Neurotic 1.1(1.3) 1.3(1.4) 1.8(1.2) 1.7(1.9) 1.9 0.16 5.2 0.002 3 > 1: 4 > 1
CBI – depression 5.4(4.5) 7.0(4.9) 7.3(4.6) 7.7(5.7) 0.2 0.68 4.8 0.003 3 > 1: 4 > 1
CBI – anxiety 5.9(3.6) 6.1(3.7) 8.3(3.3) 7.7(4.0) 0.3 0.56 8.0 0.000 3 > 1: 4 > 1
CBI – aggression 5.2(4.9) 5.8(5.5) 7.4(4.7) 7.9(6.0) 0.03 0.86 4.7 0.003 3 > 1: 4 > 1
CBI – planful 13.1(6.4) 14.0(5.0) 11.3(5.4) 11.3(4.9) 0.08 0.78 3.2 0.02 2 > 3
FAD subscales: (N = 156) N = 56) (N = 43) (N = 26)      Df = 3/227
Problem solving 1.9(0.4) 2.1(0.4) 2.2(0.3) 2.0(0.3) 3.5 0.06 3.7 0.01 3 > 1
Communications 2.2(0.4) 2.3(0.4) 2.5(0.3) 2.2(0.1) 7.1 0.009 8.5 0.000 3 > 1; 2 > 1
Involvement 2.4(0.4) 2.3(0.4) 2.5(0.4) 2.7(0.3) 8.2 0.005 6.7 0.000 4 > 1; 1 > 2
General 2.3(0.3) 2.3(0.3) 2.4(0.3) 2.5(0.2) 2.2 0.14 2.7 0.046 4 > 1
  1. Notes: *NF & NM = Father has no PTSD and mother has no PTSD
  2. YF & NM = Father has PTSD and mother has no PTSD
  3. NH & YM = Father has no PTSD and mother has PTSD
  4. YF & YM = Father has PTSD and mother has PTSD
  5. ** Adjusted for age of child and father