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Table 3 CBCL and parental stress scores in foster and biological families (based on z values)

From: Children’s mental health problems and their relation to parental stress in foster mothers and fathers

  Foster families Biological families
Mean z value SD n Mean z value SD n
CBCL total score .47 1.20 78 −.24 .75 134
CBCL externalizing score .47 1.19 78 −.24 .78 134
CBCL internalizing score .33 1.24 78 −.19 .74 134
Maternal parental distress (scale) .28 .98 72 −.16 .98 130
Paternal parental distress (scale) .06 1.00 66 −.04 1.00 111