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Table 3 Medians (interquartile ranges) and means (standard deviations) of the RCADS scales in a multi-ethnic sample of Dutch children aged 8-13 years in the total sample and by gender

From: Structure, reliability, and validity of the revised child anxiety and depression scale (RCADS) in a multi-ethnic urban sample of Dutch children

Scale (range of scores) Total sample Boys Girls
n =3601a n = 1712a n = 1885a
  Med (IQR) M (SD) Med (IQR) M (SD) Med (IQR) M (SD)
RCADS (0–141) 24 (25) 28.4 (20.2) 21 (22) 25.0 (17.9) 26 (28) b 31.6 (21.6)
Anxiety (0–111) 19 (21) 22.8 (16.9) 16 (17) 19.7 (14.9) 21 (23) b 25.6 (18.1)
GAD (0–18) 3 (4) 4.3 (3.6) 3 (5) 3.9 (3.4) 4 (5) b 4.7 (3.7)
SP (0–27) 7 (7) 7.7 (5.2) 6 (6) 6.5 (4.6) 8 (7) b 8.9 (5.5)
SAD (0–21) 2 (4) 2.7 (3.2) 1 (3) 2.1 (2.7) 2 (4) b 3.3 (3.5)
PD (0–27) 3 (5) 4.2 (4.3) 2 (4) 3.6 (3.7) 4 (6) b 4.8 (4.6)
OCD (0–18) 3 (5) 3.9 (3.5) 3 (5) 3.7 (3.3) 3 (5) 4.0 (3.6)
MDD (0–30) 5 (6) 5.7 (4.1) 5 (6) 5.3 (4.0) 5 (5) b 6.0 (4.3)
  1. RCADS = Revised Child Anxiety and Depression Scale. GAD = Generalized Anxiety Disorder. SP = Social Phobia. SAD = Separation Anxiety Disorder. PD = Panic Disorder. OCD = Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. MDD = Major Depressive Disorder. Med = Median; IQR = interquartile range; M = mean; SD = standard deviation. aN may vary because of missing values per scale. bDifference from boys is significant at p < 0.001