Epidemiological comparisons of Puerto Rican and U.S. mainland children: parent, teacher, and self-reports.

@article{Achenbach1990EpidemiologicalCO,
  title={Epidemiological comparisons of Puerto Rican and U.S. mainland children: parent, teacher, and self-reports.},
  author={Thomas M. Achenbach and H{\'e}ctor R. Bird and Glorisa J. Canino and Vicky Phares and Madelyn S Gould and Maritza Rubio-Stipec},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  year={1990},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={84-93}
}
U.S. mainland and Puerto Rican nonreferred samples were compared via the Child Behavior Checklist (ages 4 to 16), Teacher's Report Form (ages 6 to 16), and Youth Self-Report (ages 12 to 16). Problem scores were significantly higher in parent and teacher ratings of Puerto Rican than mainland subjects, but were significantly lower in self-ratings by Puerto Rican adolescents. Adolescents in both cultures reported significantly more problems than their parents or teachers did. Most of the… CONTINUE READING