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Table 2 Test-retest reliability and internal consistency of the CBCL

From: Reliability of the Luganda version of the Child Behaviour Checklist in measuring behavioural problems after cerebral malaria

CBCL syndrome scales Test-retest reliability
N = 22
Internal consistency
N = 64
1. Anxious/Depressed 0.35 0.53
2. Withdrawn/Depressed 0.73** 0.62
3. Somatic Complaints 0.74** 0.50
4. Social Problems 0.73** 0.41
5. Thought Problems 0.19 0.24
6. Attention Problems 0.64** 0.57
7. Rule-Breaking Behaviour 0.53** 0.51
8. Aggressive Behaviour 0.82** 0.70
9. Internalising Problems 0.64** 0.66
10. Externalising Problems 0.74** 0.78
11. Total Problems 0.67** 0.83
CBCL DSM scales   
1. Affective Problems 0.45* 0.44
2. Anxiety Problems 0.62** 0.33
3. Somatic Problems 0.69** 0.36
4. ADH Problems 0.65** 0.61
5. Oppositional Behaviour 0.70** 0.58
6. Conduct Problems 0.57** 0.69
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001, CBCL: Child Behaviour Checklist, DSM: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders