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Table 3 Means and standard deviations for anxiety, depression, inattention, hyperactivity and mindfulness

From: Online art therapy in elementary schools during COVID-19: results from a randomized cluster pilot and feasibility study and impact on mental health

Dependent variable Mandala group Emotion-based drawing group
Pre-test (SD) Post-test (SD) Pre-test (SD) Post-test (SD)
Anxiety 3.25 (2.05) 2.87 (.83) 3.71 (1.48) 3.5 (1.70)
Depression 2.62 (1.84) 2.62 (1.50) 2.46 (1.71) 2.07 (1.49)
Inattention 1.75 (1.83) 2.12 (1.24) 1.38 (1.32) 1.23 (1.23)
Hyperactivity 1.37 (1.4) 2.00 (1.3) 2.21 (1.25) 1.78 (1.57)
Mindfulness 2.30 (0.81) 2.03 (0.77) 2.27 (0.83) 2.04 (0.85)