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Table 2 Family functioning of the patient group according to sex and age

From: Psychosocial distress and functioning of Greek youth with cystic fibrosis: a cross-sectional study

  Boys Girls    8-11 years 12-18 years   
FAD Mean ± SD Mean ± SD F (df:1,33) P MANOVA Mean ± SD Mean ± SD F (df:1,33) P MANOVA
Problem solving 1.7 ± 0.5 1.9 ± 0.6 0.01 0.939 1.5 ± 0.4 2 ± 0.6 4.88 0.035
Communication 1.8 ± 0.5 1.9 ± 0.5 0.13 0.724 1.6 ± 0.4 2.1 ± 0.4 8.79 0.006
Roles 2.2 ± 0.4 2.1 ± 0.4 1.51 0.230 2 ± 0.3 2.3 ± 0.4 5.41 0.027
Emotional responsiveness 1.7 ± 0.6 1.9 ± 0.6 0.07 0.790 1.5 ± 0.5 2 ± 0.6 4.98 0.034
Emotional involvement 2 ± 0.3 2.1 ± 0.5 0.04 0.840 1.9 ± 0.4 2.2 ± 0.3 4.51 0.043
Behavior control 2.1 ± 0.5 2.2 ± 0.4 0.09 0.769 1.9 ± 0.4 2.3 ± 0.4 3.64 0.067
General functioning 1.7 ± 0.4 1.9 ± 0.5 0.01 0.934 1.5 ± 0.4 2 ± 0.3 11.75 0.002
  1. FAD, Family Assessment Device.