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Table 2 Scores and frequencies for emotional and behavioural problems, intelligence and motor performance

From: Motor problems in children with neurofibromatosis type 1

Domain Number Mean SDa BCRb (%) CRb (%) ESc
Parent-rated emotional and behavioural problemsd
 Internalising problems 58 59 10 19 37 0.9***
 Externalising problems 58 55 12 8 27 0.5**
 Total problems 58 61 11 10 41 1.0***
Intelligencee
 Verbal IQ 68 92 15    0.5***
 Performance IQ 68 88 14    0.8***
 Total IQ 69 89 13    0.8***
Movement ABC-1 and 2 (n = 69)
 Classification normalf 15 (22%)      
 Classification borderlinef 12 (17%)      
 Classification clinicalf 42 (61%)      
Movement ABC-2g (n = 34)
 Manual dexterity 34 5.8 3.3    1.3***
 Ball skills 34 6.7 3.6    1.0***
 Balance 33 5.7 3.0    1.4***
 Total 34 4.8 3.2    1.7***
  1. a SD Standard deviation
  2. b BCR/CR Percentage of scores in borderline clinical range/clinical range
  3. c ES effect size (Cohen’s d); Significance compared to normative sample ** p < .01; *** p < .001
  4. d T scores (population mean = 50; SD = 10; higher scores reflect more problems)
  5. eIQ scores (population mean = 100; SD = 15; higher scores reflect better performance)
  6. fM-ABC normal score >P15; borderline score P5 to <P15; clinical score <P5)
  7. gStandard-scores (population mean = 10; SD = 3; higher scores reflect better performance)