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Table 2 Cognitive Tasks by Group

From: Cognition in anxious children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: a comparison with clinical and normal children

TASK ANX ANX + ADHD ADHD NORMAL Signif. ANOVA Effect Size (Partial Eta Squared)
WISC-III: IQ 107.1 (12.4) 103.53 (10.95) 103.37 (12.63) 110.41(8.42) - -
Perception of Emotion: DANVA       
Happy (raw) 3.79 (1.54) 4.21 (1.43) 3.37 (1.38) 4.09 (1.36) - -
Sad (raw) 4.17 (1.12) 3.85 (1.16) 3.84 (1.34) 3.83 (1.15) - -
Angry (raw) 4.58 (1.01) 4.03 (1.27) 4.79 (0.98) 4.26 (0.89) * .063
Fearful (raw) 4.08 (2.34) 3.71 (1.71) 3.95 (1.68) 3.83 (1.64) - -
Working Memory: Nonverbal: Finger – Windows       
Forward (scaled) 8.91 (3.46) 7.91 (2.94) 9.19 (2.82) 9.39 (2.91) - -
Backward (raw) 10.13 (4.78) 9.32 (4.23) 7.74 (5.20) 11.33 (3.79) * .059
Working Memory Verbal: Digit Span       
Forward (scaled) 10.81 (2.81) 10.90 (3.30) 9.00 (3.04) 10.63 (3.23) - -
Backward (scaled) 10.67 (2.74) 8.84 (3.50) 7.94 (3.17) 10.40 (3.25) ** .099
Chipasat Task       
Speed: 2.8 (raw) 31.49 (12.21) 25.60 (8.43) 23.41 (11.02) 34.88 (9.76) *** .101
Speed: 2.0 (raw) 25.51 (10.65) 22.00 (7.62) 18.82 (7.68) 29.36 (7.55) *** .084
Academics WRAT:       
Reading 110.4 (14.6) 105.41 (17.59) 99.71 (19.20) 118.63 (11.04) *** .144
Spelling 106.7 (51.1) 96.94 (15.51) 93.52 (17.17) 113.09 (11.85) *** .193
Arithmetic 99.3 (15.5) 92.27 (15.99) 93.05 (16.48) 109.89 (10.59) *** .176
Word attack 108.4 (13.8) 100.12 (16.03) 94.05 (20.93) 109.12 (8.13) *** .131
  1. *p < .05 **p < .01 ***p < .001; t-scores unless otherwise indicated;
  2. WRAT, Chipasat, and Digit Span Backward significant after Bonferroni correction;
  3. WISC-III = Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-III; WRAT = Wide Range Achievement Test; DANVA = Diagnostic Assessment of Nonverbal Accuracy