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Table 1 Internal consistencies (Cronbach's Alfa) for YSR syndrome scales

From: Suicidal expressions among young people in Nicaragua and Cambodia: a cross-cultural study

  Nicaragua Cambodia
  Boys Girls Boys Girls
Anxious/depressed 0.68 0.76 0.69 0.72
Withdrawn/depressed 0.59 0.67 0.60 0.62
Somatic complaints 0.72 0.66 0.66 0.67
Social problems 0.66 0.70 0.67 0.54
Thought problems 0.66 0.61 0.66 0.67
Attention problems 0.68 0.70 0.30 0.56
Rule breaking behavior 0.72 0.68 0.60 0.57
Aggressive behavior 0.78 0.76 0.73 0.74
Internalizing symptoms 0.84 0.85 0.82 0.84
Externalizing symptoms 0.85 0.83 0.79 0.78