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Table 4 Caregivers’ cognitive 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 IQ Classification p
≤ Below Average
(69 to 89)
Average
(90 to 109)
≥ Above Average
(≥ 110)
Total IQ Good Adherence 95.6 ± 9.5 0.827 30% (15) 54% (27) 16% (8) 0.274
Poor Adherence 96.1 ± 13.6 39.5% (15) 36.8% (14) 23.7% (9)
Verbal IQ Good Adherence 92.4 ± 8.5 0.708 40% (20) 56% (28) 4% (2) 0.109
Poor Adherence 93.2 ± 12.5 50% (19) 36.8% (14) 13.2% (5)
Executive IQ Good Adherence 99.8 ± 12.6 0.936 24% (12) 56% (28) 20% (10) 0.836
Poor Adherence 99.8 ± 14.6 28.9% (11) 50% (19) 21.1% (8)
Verbal Comprehension Index Good Adherence 90.1 ± 8.7 0.935 50% (25) 48% (24) 2% (1) 0.403
Poor Adherence 90.3 ± 12.8 50% (19) 42.1% (16) 7.9% (3)
Perceptual Organization Index Good Adherence 96.9 ± 12.5 0.467 32% (16) 52% (26) 16% (8) 0.639
Poor Adherence 99.5 ± 14.5 31.6% (12) 44.7% (17) 23.7% (9)
Working Memory Index Good Adherence 95.5 ± 10.0 0.687 22% (11) 72% (36) 6% (3) 0.080
Poor Adherence 96.4 ± 14.0 39.5% (15) 44.7% (17) 15.8% (6)
Processing Speed Index Good Adherence 108.4 ± 11.4 0.716 4% (2) 56% (28) 40% (20) 0.368
Poor Adherence 107.4 ± 14.8 10.6% (4) 44.7% (17) 44.7% (17)