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Table 4 Psychosocial Variables of three groups at time 1

From: Frequency, stability and differentiation of self-reported school fear and truancy in a community sample

  Students with
School Fear
(N = 57)
(1)
Students with
Truancy
(N = 41)
(2)
Controls
(N = 48)
(3)
F
(df = 2)
p Post hoc
tests
  Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD    
Life events 56.2 11.8 54.2 10.4 53.0 8.8 1.06 n.s.  
Life events impact 42.9 13.4 47.6 10.3 47.4 9.2 2.43 n.s.  
Self-esteem 42.9 11.5 49.0 11.0 51.4 8.7 9.11 <.001 1<2,3
Self-awareness 53.4 10.9 50.2 7.2 50.1 9.3 1.13 n.s.  
Maternal acceptance 47.9 11.2 47.7 10.3 50.3 10.9 .43 n.s.  
Maternal rejection 53.9 11.8 51.8 11.9 49.3 9.1 .92 n.s.  
Maternal control 49.8 9.7 47.4 11.4 49.2 9.4 .98 n.s.  
Paternal acceptance 48.4 11.8 48.0 10.7 48.5 12.7 .08 n.s.  
Paternal rejection 52.1 10.8 50.8 10.6 50.1 11.2 .16 n.s.  
Paternal control 48.4 10.8 47.6 10.4 49.7 8.4 .97 n.s  
Competition among pupils 55.9 11.6 51.3 9.8 52.2 9.8 3.12 .05  
Control by the teacher 54.8 12.3 53.7 9.0 50.3 9.2 2.10 n.s.  
Performance stress 55.4 11.2 52.5 8.2 49.9 10.2 4.38 .01 1>3
Possibility to participate 45.3 10.7 47.0 9.4 50.1 10.8 3.02 .05 1<3
Peer acceptance 44.5 11.6 52.4 7.3 49.5 11.2 7.53 .001 1<2
  WILKS LAMBDA F df p      
Life events .957 1.49 4; 272 n.s.      
Self-related cognitions .878 4.67 4; 276 .001      
Maternal behaviour .968 .76 6; 276 n.s.      
Paternal behaviour .977 .53 6; 274 n.s.      
School environment .825 2.73 10; 270 .003