The prevalence of gender-atypical behavior in elementary school children.

  title={The prevalence of gender-atypical behavior in elementary school children.},
  author={David E Sandberg and Heino F L Meyer-Bahlburg and Anke A. Ehrhardt and Thomas J. Yager},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={32 2},
OBJECTIVE To supplement the few small-scale studies on convenience samples of boys with an epidemiological study on the prevalence of gender-atypical behaviors (GABs) in boys and girls and to assess the influence of variation of age, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status. METHOD The present study, a postal questionnaire survey, used an existing pool of GAB items for boys, developed comparable GAB items for girls, and analyzed parent-reported frequencies of GABs in a demographically… CONTINUE READING

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