Means, and standard deviations by gender for each SCAS scale 

(Muris et al., 2001b)

SCAS

Total group
(n=427)

Boys
(n=197)

Girls
(n=230)

Total score

17.4 (13.2)

 13.0 (9.8)a

21.1 (14.6)b

Panic and agoraphobia

2.6 (3.3)

 1.7 (2.3)a

3.3 (3.8)b

Generalised anxiety

4.3 (2.9)

 3.4 (2.4)a

5.1 (3.0)b

Separation anxiety

1.9 (2.2)

 1.4 (1.6)a

2.4 (2.4)b

Social phobia

3.7 (2.8)

 3.0 (2.3)a

4.3 (2.9)b

Obsessive–compulsive disorder

2.6 (2.8)

 2.3 (2.4)a

2.8 (3.1)a

Physical-injury fears

2.3 (2.2)

 1.3 (1.5)a

3.1 (2.5)b

a Means in the same row that do not share the same subscripts differ at P<0.05.

Adapted with permission from: Muris, P., Meesters, C., Rassin, E., Merckelbach, H., & Campbell, J. (2001b).

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