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Table 3 Percentage of words in home tour custom categories for household chaos construct

From: Effects of household chaos and parental responsiveness on child executive functions: a novel, multi-method approach

Category Disorganization Instability
Words included chao*; clutter*; disarray; disast*; disorganiz*; hoard*; mess*; nois*; reno*; unclean; unfinished; untidy attempt; entertaining; guests; new residence; novel; separation; visit*
Min to max 0–2.41 0–1.92
Mean .35 .15
Median .25 0
Standard deviation .43 .30
  1. Asterisks denote variants of the word that were also included in the Linguistic Inquiry and Word Count dictionary