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Table 1 Pearson correlations between SDQ scores (continuous) and socio-demographic variables

From: Exploring the social, emotional and behavioural development of preschool children: is Glasgow different?

  1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.
1. Total Difficulties 1               
2. Conduct 0.72** 1              
3. Hyperactivity 0.79** 0.48** 1             
4. Emotional 0.63** 0.20** 0.24** 1            
5. Peer problems 0.62** 0.26** 0.23** 0.37** 1           
6. Pro-social −0.36** −0.34** −0.30** −0.13** −0.24** 1          
7. Sex of child −0.12** −0.08** −0.15** −0.02 −0.06** 0.14** 1         
8. Ethnicity (White) 0.08** 0.01 0.04* 0.05** 0.13** −0.02 −0.01 1        
9. Mother education (No qualifications) −0.23** −0.18** −0.17** −0.16** −0.13** 0.06** 0.01 −0.07** 1       
10. Household income (Lowest) −0.25** −0.20** −0.17** −0.16** −0.17** 0.06** 0.03* −0.11** 0.46** 1      
11. Mother’s employment 0.14** 0.11** 0.10** 0.10** 0.09** −0.07** −0.02 0.10** −0.30** −0.38** 1     
12. Household NSSEC (Managerial and Professional) 0.23** 0.19** 0.17** 0.15** 0.15** −0.03* −0.03 0.02 −0.52** −0.58** 0.32** 1    
13. Age of mother at birth of child (20 or under) −0.19** −0.14** −0.17** −0.11** −0.06** −0.08** 0.03 −0.01 0.03 0.21** −0.34** −0.16** 1   
14. Urban/rural classification (Large urban) −0.05** −0.05** −0.05** −0.03 −0.02 −0.01 −0.01 −0.11** 0.10** 0.04* 0.01 −0.07* 0.07** 1  
15. SIMD (2006) (Least Deprived) 0.21** 0.17** 0.16** 0.13** 0.14** −0.03 0.00 0.05** −0.37** −0.46 ** 0.18** 0.43** −0.32** −0.20** 1
16. Health board (GGC) −0.00 0.01 −0.01 0.01 −0.02 0.01 0.01 −0.17** 0.05* 0.01 −0.00 0.00 0.01 0.34** −0.09**
  1. *p<0.05, **p<0.01.