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Table 3 Means, Standard Deviations, Ranges and Australian Norms for Pros-social Functioning (SDQ Pro-social Behavior Scores) and Psychological Well-being (SDQ Total Difficulties Scores) and Number, Percent and Category Classifications for Psychological Well- being and Comparisons with Australian Norms, by Informant

From: A method of assessing the resilience of whole communities of children: An example from rural Australia

Informant Pro-social Functioning (SDQ Pro-social Behavior scores)1 Psychological Well-being (SDQ Total Difficulties Scores)2
Continuous score data (Possible score range: 0–10) Continuous score data (Possible score range: 0–40) Categorical data
Sample M (SD) Range Australian norms3 M (SD) Sample M (SD) Range Australian norms3 M (SD) Category Classification Sample N (%) in category Australian norms3 (% in category) Difference in category ratings
Parent (n = 168) 8.2 (1.7)
(2–10)
8.3 (1.7) 9.8 (6.8)
(0 – 27)
8.2 (6.1) Normal:
Borderline:
Abnormal:
118 (70.2)
22 (13.1)
28 (16.7)
82.0
6.0
12.0
χ2 (2) = 19.97,
p < .001
Teacher
(n = 154)
7.6 (2.3)
(1–10)
7.8 (2.1) 6.6 (6.3)
(0–26)
6.5 (6.0) Normal:
Borderline:
Abnormal:
123 (79.9)
16 (10.4)
15 (9.7)
76.9
6.0
8.5
χ2 (2) = 2.85,
p = .313
Student
(n = 30)
7.6 (1.8)
(3 – 10)
8.0 (1.7) 10.7 (6.0)
(2 – 23)
9.0 (5.6) Normal:
Borderline:
Abnormal:
23 (76.7)
4 (13.3)
3 (10.0)
86.0
8.2
5.8
χ2 (2) = 2.18,
p = .336
  1. 1Normal scores range = 6 – 10
  2. 2Normal scores range = 0 – 13
  3. 3http://www.sdqinfo.org/norms/AusNorm1.pdf.