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Table 1 Comparison of CU traits among the ADHD only, ADHD + ODD and TDC groups (mean ± SD)

From: Callous-unemotional traits in Chinese preschool children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder

Subscales ADHD only (n = 55) ADHD + ODD (n = 34) TDC (n = 87) F Post hoc test
Callousness 8.67 ± 5.29 10.82 ± 4.83 5.45 ± 3.58 20.42*** ADHD + ODD > ADHD > TDC
Uncaring 15.87 ± 4.03 16.82 ± 3.75 10.79 ± 4.07 40.60*** ADHD = ADHD + ODD > TDC
Unemotional 4.83 ± 2.45 4.18 ± 2.39 4.23 ± 2.34 1.27 n.s.d
Total ICU 29.70 ± 10.4 32.04 ± 8.30 21.39 ± 7.40 30.12*** ADHD = ADHD + ODD > TDC
  1. ***P < 0.001
  2. n.s.d. not significant difference, CU callous-unemotional, ADHD only ADHD alone, ODD oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD + ODD ADHD and comorbid ODD, TDC typically developing child, ICU inventory of callous-emotional traits