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Table 6 Summary of the ACHESS scale scores (CHQ, ITQOL and SDQ) for boys and girls

From: Parent-reported measures of child health and wellbeing in same-sex parent families: a cross-sectional survey

Scale Mean scale score (SD)
Boys Girls
ITQOL (0-4 years) N = 112-138 N = 104-138
Physical activity 98.26 (7.06) 97.90 (5.60)
Growth and development 96.99 (7.95) 98.22 (5.53)
Bodily pain 77.63 (17.05) 79.62 (16.06)
Temperament and mood 80.83 (12.05) 83.06 (10.37)
General behavior 77.08 (18.06) 74.98 (18.39)
Global behavior 86.74 (18.39) 85.82 (18.24)
Behavior 80.45 (11.13) 82.19 (9.67)
Combined behavior 79.81 (12.72) 79.93 (11.55)
General health 82.56 (15.11) 85.01 (12.61)
Parental impact-emotional 88.74 (10.06) 90.56 (10.60)
Parental impact-time 92.85 (12.15) 94.38 (9.98)
Family cohesion 87.68 (17.22) 86.05 (17.62)
CHQ (5-17 years) N = 125-126 N = 91-92
Physical functioning 96.34 (13.43) 94.26 (16.51)
Role-emotional/behavioral 91.27 (17.98) 96.01 (11.94)
Role-physical 95.24 (14.43) 95.65 (14.17)
Bodily pain 84.32 (17.34) 79.35 (18.62)
General behavior 71.61 (17.79) 78.08 (15.11)
Mental health 82.08 (15.95) 82.43 (14.00)
Self esteem 80.09 (23.76) 86.68 (17.52)
General health 83.36 (18.26) 85.82 (16.72)
Parental impact-emotional 80.20 (17.97) 82.47 (15.73)
Parental impact-time 90.00 (15.55) 90.22 (15.26)
Family activities 83.90 (20.44) 87.50 (14.23)
Family cohesion 81.56 (19.39) 85.27 (14.85)
SDQ (3-17 years) N = 161 N = 138
Emotional symptoms 1.66 (2.00) 1.56 (1.77)
Conduct problems 1.60 (1.64) 1.26 (1.52)
Hyperactivity-inattention 3.38 (2.51) 2.57 (2.30)
Peer problems 1.61 (1.89) 1.20 (1.38)
Prosocial behavior 7.81 (2.07) 8.27 (1.86)
Total difficulties 8.25 (5.98) 6.59 (4.72)