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Table 2 Allocation of the AMBIANCE overall score and subscales in ‘non-disruptive’ vs. ‘disruptive’ maternal behavior

From: Reduced caregiving quality measured during the strange situation procedure increases child’s autonomic nervous system stress response

  Frequency Valid percent Cumulative percent
AMBIANCE overall score
 ‘Non-disruptive’ 112 68.7 68.7
 ‘Disruptive’ 51 31.3 100.0
 Total 163 100.0  
AMBIANCE subscale: affective communication errors
 ‘Non-disruptive’ 135 82.8 82.8
 ‘Disruptive’ 28 17.2 100.0
 Total 163 100.0  
AMBIANCE subscale: role/boundary confusion
 ‘Non-disruptive’ 159 97.5 97.5
 ‘Disruptive’ 4 2.5 100.0
 Total 163 100.0  
AMBIANCE subscale: disorganised/disoriented behaviors
 ‘Non-disruptive’ 149 91.4 91.4
 ‘Disruptive’ 14 8.6 100.0
 Total 163 100.0  
AMBIANCE subscale: negative/intrusive behavior
 ‘Non-disruptive’ 156 95.7 95.7
 ‘Disruptive’ 7 4.3 100.0
 Total 163 100.0  
AMBIANCE subscale: withdrawal
 ‘Non-disruptive’ 141 86.5 86.5
 ‘Disruptive’ 22 13.5 100.0
 Total 163 100.0