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Table 1 Secondary outcome measures

From: A longitudinal study of risk and protective factors associated with successful transition to secondary school in youth with ADHD: prospective cohort study protocol

Secondary outcomes Measure description Time point
Baseline MU study
Child Outcomes   
 Academic achievement   
 Academic Ability Wide Range Achievement Test (WRAT 4) – a psychometrically sound direct measure of reading and mathematical computation [63]. _ C
 Academic Competence Academic Competence (Social Skills Improvement System (SSIS)) - 7-item scale assessing the overall academic performance, motivation, reading and mathematical ability of the student in comparison other students in the classroom [64]. _ T
 ADHD Symptoms ADHD Rating Scale IV - 18-item validated scale measuring the core symptoms of ADHD [58]. P, T P, T
 Problem Behaviours Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) 25-item validated measure of behaviouraland emotional problems for childrenaged 4 to 16 years. There are 5 subscales; conduct problems, hyperactivity/inattention, emotional problems, peer problems, and prosocial behavior); a total problems score is derived from the first 4 subscales [65]. P, T P, C, T
 Social and Emotional Functioning (SEF)   
  SEF Problems SDQ Subscales 5-item emotional and peer problems subscales [65]. P, T P, C, T
  Depression Short Version Moods and Feelings Questionnaire (SMFQ) – 13-item subscale assessing depression symptoms in children and youth [66]. _ C
  Bullying Gatehouse Bullying Scale – 12-item scale measuring covert and overt victimisation [67]. _ C
 Student Engagement   
 Student Attitudes Attitudes to school life – Motivation (5-items), Connectedness (5-items) and Commitment to school (5-items) scales, from the Victorian Attitudes to School Survey 2012, DEECD) [68]. - C
 School Attendance School attendance – days absent over the preceding 3 months _ P, C, T
  1. C - Child P -Parent T-Teacher