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Table 3 Correlations between Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) and tmt scores at two (Time 1) and six (Time 2) months after adoption

From: Tympanic membrane temperature in adopted children associated with sleep problems and pre-adoption living arrangements: an exploratory study

  Total sample (N=92) Institutionalized children (n=57) Children in foster care (n=34)
Scale R-Asymmetry Right Left R-Asymmetry Right Left R-Asymmetry Right Left
Time 1          
 Externalizing -.23 -.11 .13 -.14 -.15 .02 -.26 -.02 .24
 Internalizing -.01 .05 .06 .21 -.06 -.27 -.16 .18 .39*
 Sleep -.32** -.05 .30* -.30 -.04 .28 -.25 .01 .28
 Total -.25* -.08 .18 -.13 -.14 .02 -.28 .04 .35
Time 2          
 Externalizing .14 -.03 -.18 .05 -.03 -.10 .21 -.04 -.20
 Internalizing .15 .06 -.08 .20 .12 -.06 .10 -.01 -.09
 Sleep -.01 -.08 -.09 -.01 .06 .10 -.11 -.31 -.22
 Total .14 -.02 -.17 .09 .03 -.06 .16 -.09 -.21
  1. *p < .05, **p < .01.