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Table 3 Caregivers’ behavioral/emotional profile in relation to good and poor adherence

From: Psychological characteristics of caregivers of pediatric patients with chronic rheumatic disease in relation to treatment adherence

   Mean
(± SD)
p Classification p
Normal Clinical
Depressive Problems Good Adherence 57.7 ± 8.8 0.028* 74% (37) 26% (13) 0.301
Poor Adherence 61.3 ± 9.1 66.7% (26) 33.3% (13)
Anxiety Problems Good Adherence 62.8 ± 6.9 0.384 62% (31) 38% (19) 0.212
Poor Adherence 64.2 ± 7.6 51.3% (20) 48.7% (19)
Attention Problems Good Adherence 56.0 ± 5.8 0.0003*** 88% (44) 12% (6) 0.008**
Poor Adherence 61.3 ± 7.0 64.1% (25) 35.9% (14)
Internalizing Problems Good Adherence 59.4 ± 10.6 0.063 52% (26) 48% (24) 0.096
Poor Adherence 63.6 ± 10.5 35.9% (14) 64.1% (25)
Externalizing Problems Good Adherence 52.8 ± 8.2 0.013* 80% (40) 20% (10) 0.008**
Poor Adherence 58.2 ± 12.0 53.8% (21) 46.2% (18)
Total Problems Good Adherence 54.8 ± 8.9 0.0017** 76% (38) 24% (12) 0.007**
Poor Adherence 60.9 ± 10.2 48.7% (19) 51.3% (20)
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001