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Table 4 The comparison of global functioning between patient groups

From: Low mood in a sample of 5–12 year-old child psychiatric patients: a cross-sectional study

  CGAS
Mean (SD)
Children with parent-reported low mood (whole sample) 52.21 (7.73)
Children with parent-reported normal mood (whole sample) 54.62 (8.47)***
Children with parent-reported low mood (non-depressed) 52.82 (7.72)
Children with parent-reported normal mood (non-depressed) 54.85 (8.42)**
Children with self-reported low mood 52.36 (7.21)
Children with self-reported normal mood 55.82 (8.49)***
Children with abnormal emotional problems score 52.20 (7.73)
Children with normal or borderline emotional problems score 53.93 (8.83)**
Children with depression 49.25 (7.25)
Children with no depression 53.71 (8.10)***
Children with abnormal hyperactivity score + low mood 51.66 (7.19)
Children with abnormal hyperactivity score + normal mood 53.06 (7.69)
Children with abnormal conduct problems score + low mood 51.60 (7.30)
Children with abnormal conduct problems score + normal mood 52.31 (6.94)
Children with abnormal emotional problems score + low mood 52.08 (7.77)
Children with abnormal emotional problems score + normal mood 53.52 (7.28)
  1. CGAS Children’s Global Assessment Scale, SD standard deviation
  2. ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001, from T test