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Table 4 Scale predictor variables and antisocial and criminal behaviour (ASB) age 16–21

From: Preventing at-risk children from developing antisocial and criminal behaviour: a longitudinal study examining the role of parenting, community and societal factors in middle childhood

Predictor variable Child age No ASB ASB Unpaired t test
Mean score SD n Mean score SD n Mean difference p 95% CI
Depression (EPDS) 6 5.7 3.9 781 6.5 4.2 296 0.8 0.004 0.26, 1.32
Depression (EPDS) 10 5.3 4.1 787 6.1 4.5 297 0.8 0.007 0.22, 1.35
Social support 6 16.8 4.6 774 16 4.8 294 0.78 0.015 0.15, 1.40
Social network 6 22.2 4.3 777 21.5 4.7 295 0.69 0.023 0.10, 1.28
  1. EPDS Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale; higher score = more depressive symptoms