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Table 3 Description of the sample

From: Development and piloting of a treatment foster care program for older youth with psychiatric problems

  TFC-OY TAU non-assigned
(n = 7) (n = 7) (n = 13)
Female gender 5 (71 %) 5 (71 %) 7 (54 %)
Physical abuse history 4 (57 %) 4 (57 %) 4 (29 %)
Physical neglect history 2 (29 %) 1 (14 %) 3 (21 %)
Sexual abuse history 6 (86 %) 2 (29 %) 5 (38 %)
History of psychiatric hospitalization 6 (86 %) 7 (100 %) 9 (69 %)
Psychotropic medication at first interview 7 (100 %) 7 (100 %) 9 (69 %)
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age at first interview 17.19 (.63) 17.25 (.93) 16.83 (.70)
Prior number of placements 13.85 (8.86) 10.57 (9.41) 7.92 (3.66)
Full Scale IQ in case record 83.86 (6.28) 81.29 (14.67) 79.5 (7.78)
Woodcock Johnson Passage Comprehension Recognition    
Grade Eq. 4.84 (1.93) 5.96 (5.99) 7.11 (3.13)