Table 2

Mean CBCL scores of both groups at baseline and follow up

CBCL scaleSurgery groupControl group
Baseline
Mean (SD)
Follow up
Mean (SD)
F testBaseline
Mean (SD)
Follow up
Mean (SD)
F Test
Internalising problems59.7 (9.9)56.3 (10.6)p=0.00156.8 (10.6)58.4 (11.0)NS
Externalising problems54.8 (9.0)50.3 (10.1)p=0.00252.4 (10.7)54.5 (9.6)NS
Social problems60.6 (9.7)59.4 (8.4)NS60.7 (9.7)62.6 (10.5)NS
Thought problems58.5 (9.7)53.6 (6.6)NS55.0 (7.9)57.0 (7.7)NS
Attention problems61.6 (9.1)58.3 (6.9)p=0.01461.2 (8.2)62.3 (9.7)NS.
  • F tests refer to univariate pre-post comparison for each group separately.