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Table 2 Scores at each assessment on student-teacher relationship quality and SDQ total difficulties for the identified relationship quality trajectory groups

From: Student-teacher relationship trajectories and mental health problems in young children

  Moderate/declining Stable-high
Student-teacher relationship trajectory Student-teacher relationship trajectory
  n M (SD) 95% CI n M (SD) 95% CI
Relationship quality scores       
Age 4 86 56.9 (11.9) 54.4 - 59.5 550 68.9 (6.3) 68.4 - 69.5
Age 5 86 52.2 (10.1) 50.1 - 54.4 550 68.9 (5.9) 68.4 - 69.4
Age 6 86 50.4 (9.5) 48.3 - 52.4 550 68.4 (6.3) 67.9 - 68.9
Parent-rated SDQ total scores       
Age 4 47 10.1 (0.6) 8.8 - 11.3 413 8.1 (0.2) 7.6 - 8.5
Age 6 47 12.1 (0.9) 10.3 - 13.9 413 7.8 (0.2) 7.2 - 8.2
Teacher-rated SDQ total scores       
Age 4 47 11.7 (1.0) 9.7 - 13.6 413 4.4 (0.2) 4.0 - 4.8
Age 6 47 16.9 (0.9) 15.0 - 18.7 413 5.7 (0.2) 5.2 - 6.2