Table 2

Behaviour Assessment Data

Conners' Rating

ADHD Group (n = 11)

Control Group (n = 12)

Scale: Measurement

Mean T Score ± SD (range)

Mean T Score ± SD (range)


A: Oppositional

66.6 ± 15.8 (44–90) *

53.8 ± 8.3 (39–66)

B: Cognitive Problems/Inattention

68.0 ± 9.7 (56–84) **

50.1 ± 7.5 (43–66)

C: Hyperactivity

73.8 ± 12.8 (49–90) **

53.8 ± 10.6 (44–77)

D: Anxious-Shy

59.8 ± 17.6 (42–90)

58.3 ± 14.4 (42–90)

E: Perfectionism

51.9 ± 14.5 (40–82)

51.6 ± 9.9 (41–70)

F: Social Problems

67.4 ± 15.7 (45–90)

56.9 ± 16.8 (45–90)

G: Psychosomatic

59.6 ± 14.7 (42–90)

57.9 ± 13.4 (42–83)

H: Conners' ADHD Index

73.2 ± 10.6 (55–90) **

51.2 ± 10.8 (42–79)

I: CGI Restless-Impulsive

74.7 ± 11.7 (54–89) **

52.4 ± 8.6 (43–70)

J: CGI Emotional Lability

64.1 ± 19.5 (42–90) *

49.3 ± 7.9 (41–65)

K: CGI Total

72.6 ± 13.5 (51–90) **

51.8 ± 9.1 (42–69)

L: DSM-IV Inattentive

71.6 ± 10.0 (58–90) **

50.7 ± 7.8 (43–69)

M: DSM-IV Hyperactive-Impulsive

76.0 ± 14.1 (48–90) **

53.7 ± 10.8 (43–71)

N: DSM-IV Total

76.2 ± 11.3 (55–90) **

52.1 ± 9.0 (42–70)


Significantly different from control subjects ** p < 0.01, * p < 0.04

Colter et al. Nutrition Journal 2008 7:8   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-7-8

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