Table 1

Stress scores in a group of socially disadvantaged Japanese children aged 8–17 years (n=36), as assessed by the Perceived Stress Scale for Children

Stress scoreStressor sensitivityEmotional stateSecurityTime pressure
Mean (SD)14.8 (4.6)10.6 (3.4)4.8 (2.7)3.3 (2.1)2.6 (2.2)
Median1410432