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Table 5 Association between survivors’ of childhood brain tumor education level and CBCL scores

From: Behavioral outcome among survivors of childhood brain tumor: a case control study

Survivors’ education levelPrimary education
n = 15 Median (IQR)
Secondary education
n = 9 Median (IQR)
No formal education
n = 1
Special education
n = 13 Median (IQR)
p-value
CBCLMain ScalesInternalizing score54.0 (48.0–65.0)58.0 (54.5–60.5)69.058.0 (51.0–69.0)0.242
Externalizing score51.0 (47.0–56.0)52.0 (43.5–58.0)44.059.0 (49.5–59.5)0.159
Total score53.0 (46.0–59.0)56.0 (49.5–60.0)62.059.0 (52.0–68.0)0.150
SubscalesAnxious52.0 (50.0–62.0)52.0 (50.5–59.5)57.055.0 (51.0–64.5)0.783
Withdrawn/Depressed54.0 (50.0–66.0)54.0 (52.5–61.5)63.058.0 (55.0–61.0)0.596
Somatic complaints55.0 (51.0–61.0)64.0 (53.0–70.0)78.061.0 (50.0–74.0)0.233
Social problems55.0 (50.0–58.0)56.0 (52.0–56.0)69.063.0 (60.0–69.0)0.006*
Thought problems54.0 (50.0–58.0)55.0 (50.5–65.0)50.055.0 (50.5–67.0)0.416
Attention problems55.0 (52.0–61.0)53.0 (52.0–59.0)59.065.0 (58.0–67.0)0.050
Rule breaking behavior52.0 (51.0–53.0)51.0 (50.0–54.0)50.053.0 (50.5–54.0)0.537
Aggressive behavior51.0 (50.0–55.0)52.0 (50.0–58.0)50.057.0 (51.5–63.0)0.072
  1. n: number, value presented as median (25th centile – 75th centile), analysis using Kruskal-Wallis test
  2. *significant difference is between primary education and special education (Mann-Whitney U test)
  3. statistically significant with p-value <0.05