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Table 5 Change scores for combined sample and for main and community samples separately

From: Effectiveness of a modified group cognitive behavioral therapy program for anxiety in children with ASD delivered in a community context

VariableChange score mean (SD)
Combined sample
Change score mean (SD)
Main site
Change score mean (SD)
Community sites
paEffect sizeb
Parent report     
 SCARED− 7.28 (9.01)− 7.14 (8.00)− 7.43 (10.08).79.001
 SCAS− 6.54 (10.72)− 6.30 (9.46)− 6.79 (11.99).66.002
BASC-2 (T scores)     
 Externalizing− 2.94 (6.86)− 2.98 (7.04)− 2.90 (6.74).83.001
 Internalizing− 6.10 (9.23)− 6.09 (8.40)− 6.11 (10.14).82.001
 BSI− 4.18 (6.56)− 4.47 (7.11)− 3.88 (5.99).84< .001
Parent questionnaire     
 Effective1.43 (1.57)− 1.61 (1.49)− 1.23 (1.64).39.008
 Avoidance− .59 (1.40).55 (1.37).63 (1.46).80.001
 Interference− .85 (1.44).83 (1.53).88 (1.35).83< .001
 Family impact− .98 (2.04)1.13 (2.30).82 (1.70).41.008
Child report     
 SCARED− 4.67 (10.42)− 6.13 (12.08)− 3.06 (8.03).15.022
 SCAS− 5.31 (14.30)− 6.70 (11.53)− 3.84 (16.75).29.011
  1. Note. SCARED Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders, total score, SCAS Spence Children’s Anxiety Scale, total score, BASC-2 Behavior Assessment System for Children, Second Edition
  2. aSignificance based on between-site ANCOVA (controlling for age)
  3. bEffect size is Cohen’s D