Factor analyses of the Pediatric Symptom Checklist-17 with African-American and Caucasian pediatric populations.

  title={Factor analyses of the Pediatric Symptom Checklist-17 with African-American and Caucasian pediatric populations.},
  author={Laura A Stoppelbein and Leilani Greening and George Moll and Sara Sytsma Jordan and Alexis Suozzi},
  journal={Journal of pediatric psychology},
  volume={37 3},
OBJECTIVES To validate a three-factor model for the Pediatric Symptom Checklist-17 (PSC-17) and evaluate its diagnostic accuracy with African-American and Caucasian children with and without a chronic illness. METHODS Mothers of 723 youth diagnosed with either type I diabetes (n = 210) or sickle cell disease (n = 191) and a nonill peer group (n = 322) completed a demographic questionnaire, the PSC-17, and the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL). RESULTS Confirmatory factor analyses and tests of… CONTINUE READING
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