Table 2 Descriptive statistics pertaining to key demographic variables.

From: Randomized Controlled Trial comparing the effectiveness of structured-play (ENGAGE) and behavior management (TRIPLE P) in reducing problem behaviors in preschoolers

Demographic Variable ENGAGE M(SD) Range Triple P M(SD) t p
Gender 22 boys 23 boys −0.147 0.884
Age in months 45.55 (6.74)
36–57
45.42 (6.52)
36–59
0.077 0.939
Mother’s highest level of education 3.52 (1.46)
1–5
3.81 (1.47)
1–5
−0.765 0.447
Father’s highest level of education 3.93 (1.60)
1–7
3.00 (1.77)
1–5
2.131 0.037
Household income 5.73 (2.59)
1–10
6.00 (2.65)
1–10
−0.377 0.707