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Table 6 Association between father’s occupation and CBCL scores of survivors of childhood brain tumor

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

Father’s occupationNot working
n = 3 Median (IQR)
Office work
n = 7 Median (IQR)
Field work
n = 8 Median (IQR)
Professionals
n = 4 Median (IQR)
Others
n = 16 Median (IQR)
p-value
Main Scale
 Internalizing score68.0 (59.0–68.0)67.0 (50.0–70.0)61.0 (54.8–65.0)54.5 (46.5–67.8)54.0 (48.5–58.0)0.077
 Externalizing score58.0 (55.0–58.0)56.0 (44.0–59.0)53.0 (51.0–61.5)47.5 (44.0–49.5)50.5 (46.3–57.5)0.122
 Total score68.0 (61.0–68.0)59.0 (53.0–65.0)60.0 (53.8–65.8)50.5 (46.8–58.0)51.0 (48.3–58.8)0.029*
Subscales
 Anxious56.0 (55.0–56.0)57.0 (50.0–66.0)59.0 (52.0–63.5)53.0 (50.8–70.3)51.0 (50.0–52.0)0.124
 Withdrawn/depressed60.0 (60.0–60.0)63.0 (54.0–68.0)55.0 (50.0–61.3)52.5 (50.5–60.5)56.5 (52.3–62.3)0.341
 Somatic complaints74.0 (50.0–74.4)61.0 (53.0–76.0)57.5 (53.0–70.0)59.5 (51.3–68.5)53.0 (50.3–63.3)0.438
 Social problems68.0 (66.0–68.0)62.0 (53.0–69.0)60.5 (55.5–67.5)53.0 (51.5–65.8)58.0 (51.5–60.8)0.132
 Thought problems66.0 (64.0–66.0)50.0 (50.0–51.0)57.0 (52.8–60.3)56.0 (50.3–64.8)54.0 (50.0–57.3)0.038**
 Attention problems66.0 (62.0–66.0)59.0 (53.0–62.0)61.0 (55.3–70.0)51.5 (51.0–52.0)57.0 (52.3–60.5)0.011§
 Rule breaking behavior54.0 (54.0–54.0)51.0 (50.0–53.0)53.5 (53.0–54.8)51.0 (50.3–51.8)51.0 (50.0–53.4)0.019
 Aggressive behavior57.0 (56.0–57.0)55.0 (50.0–61.0)53.0 (51.0–62.5)50.5 (50.0–51.0)53.5 (50.0–57.8)0.174
  1. n: number, value presented as median (25th centile – 75th centile), analyses using Kruskal-Wallis test
  2. Mann-Whitney U test
  3. *Significant difference is between professionals and not working fathers and between others and not working fathers
  4. **Significant difference is between office workers and field workers and between others and not working fathers
  5. §Significant difference is between professionals and office workers; professionals and field workers; professionals and not working fathers, and between those not working and others
  6. Significant difference is between field workers and office workers; between professionals and field workers; between field workers and others and between professionals and not working fathers
  7. statistically significant with p-value <0.05