Mean and standard deviations by gender and age for SCAS 

(Essau et al., 2002)

 

SCAS

 

 

Age (years)

 

8

9

10

11

12

 

M

(SD)

M

(SD)

M

(SD)

M

(SD)

M

(SD)

Total score

Boys

16.06

(10.4)

16.94

(12.9)

19.67

(9.8)

17.84

(10.4)

16.43

(10.2)

 

Girls

25.75

(14.3)

24.10

(13.3)

28.24

(18.9)

27.41

(17.5)

26.00

(14.6)

 

Total

22.09

(13.7)

20.19

(13.4)

23.81

(15.5)

23.00

(15.4)

20.92

(13.3)

Separation anxiety disorders

Boys

3.88

(2.1)

3.61

(2.4)

3.52

(2.4)

2.84

(2.1)

2.57

(2.0)

 

Girls

6.00

(2.3)

5.37

(3.4)

4.31

(3.5)

4.10

(3.3)

3.59

(2.9)

 

Total

5.20

(2.5)

4.41

(2.9)

3.90

(3.5)

3.52

(2.9)

3.05

(2.5)

Social phobia

Boys

3.00

(3.3)

3.33

(3.4)

3.69

(2.5)

3.71

(2.7)

3.74

(2.9)

 

Girls

4.00

(3.9)

4.57

(3.5)

5.86

(4.1)

5.70

(3.8)

6.04

(3.8)

 

Total

3.62

(3.7)

3.89

(3.4)

4.75

(3.5)

4.78

(3.4)

4.82

(3.6)

Obsessive–compulsive disorder

Boys

3.12

(1.9)

3.67

(3.1)

4.38

(2.4)

3.49

(2.4)

3.14

(2.6)

 

Girls

3.57

(2.4)

3.53

(2.9)

4.73

(3.3)

4.80

(3.4)

4.67

(3.6)

 

Total

3.40

(2.2)

3.61

(3.0)

4.55

(2.9)

4.20

(3.0)

3.86

(3.2)

Panic disorder

Boys

1.94

(2.1)

1.72

(2.5)

1.65

(2.2)

1.54

(2.0)

1.11

(1.4)

 

Girls

3.96

(4.0)

2.97

(2.7)

3.88

(4.5)

3.71

(4.5)

2.59

(2.9)

 

Total

3.20

(3.5)

2.29

(2.6)

2.73

(3.7)

2.71

(3.7)

1.80

(2.3)

Physical injury fears

Boys

2.17

(2.9)

1.53

(1.8)

2.05

(1.5)

2.23

(2.1)

2.17

(2.2)

 

Girls

3.00

(2.2)

3.30

(2.6)

3.73

(2.9)

3.59

(2.6)

3.49

(2.6)

 

Total

2.69

(2.5)

2.33

(2.4)

2.86

(2.4)

2.96

(2.4)

2.69

(2.5)

Generalized anxiety disorder

Boys

1.94

(1.6)

3.08

(2.8)

4.37

(2.5)

4.02

(2.3)

3.71

(2.5)

 

Girls

5.21

(2.9)

4.37

(2.0)

5.73

(3.7)

5.51

(3.5)

5.59

(2.7)

 

Total

3.98

(2.9)

3.67

(2.6)

5.02

(3.2)

4.82

(3.1)

4.59

(2.7)

 

Adapted with permission from: Essau, C. A., Muris, P., & Ederer, E. M. (2002). Reliability and validity of the Spence Children's Anxiety Scale and the Screen for Child Anxiety Related Emotional Disorders in German children. Journal of Behaviour Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 33(1), 1-18.