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Table 4 The Conners’ Parent Rating Scale (CPRS) score subscales among the studied groups

From: Comparison of cognitive function, socioeconomic level, and the health-related quality of life between epileptic patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and without

Conners’ Parent Rating Scale subscales Epilepsy (N = 20) N (%) ADHD with EEG changes (N = 20) N (%) ADHD without EEG changes (N = 20) N (%) ADHD with epilepsy (N = 20) N (%) Control (N = 20) N (%) P value
Inattention Clinical rating Very elevated 0 (0%) 15 (75%) 8 (40%) 9 (45%) 0 (0%) < 0.000*
Elevated 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%) 0 (0%)
Borderline High average 6 (30%) 4 (20%) 5 (25%) 9 (45%) 0 (0%)
Average 14 (70%) 1 (5%) 7 (35%) 0 (0%) 20 (100%)
Hyperactivity/impulsivity Clinical rating Very elevated 0 (0%) 14 (70%) 12 (60%) 18 (90%) 0 (0%) < 0.000*
Elevated 2 (10%) 3 (15%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Borderline High average 2 (10%) 1 (5%) 5 (25%) 2 (10%) 8 (40%)
Average 16 (80%) 2 (10%) 3 (15%) 0 (0%) 12 (60%)
Learning problems Clinical rating Very elevated 6 (30%) 17 (85%) 13 (65%) 17 (85%) 1 (5%)  
Elevated 4 (20%) 0 (0%) 3 (15%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%)
Borderline High average 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 1 (5%) 2 (10%) 3 (15%)
Average 10 (50%) 2 (10%) 3 (15%) 0 (0%) 16 (80%)
Executive functioning Clinical rating Very elevated 0 (0%) 15 (75%) 9 (45%) 12 (60%) 2 (10%) < 0.000*
Elevated 0 (0%) 3 (15%) 1 (5%) 4 (20%) 0 (0%)
Borderline High average 18 (90%) 0 (0%) 5 (25%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Average 2 (10%) 2 (10%) 5 (25%) 4 (20%) 18 (90%)
Defiance/aggression Clinical rating Very elevated 11 (55%) 19 (95%) 16 (80%) 18 (90%) 1 (5%) 0.002*
Elevated 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 2 (10%) 0 (0%) 2 (10%)
Borderline High average 3 (15%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 5 (25%)
Average 6 (30%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 2 (10%) 11 (55%)
Peer/Family relation Clinical rating Very elevated 8 (40%) 18 (90%) 16 (80%) 18 (90%) 2 (10%) < 0.000*
Elevated 0 (0%) 1 (5%) 3 (15%) 2 (10%) 2 (10%)
Borderline High average 6 (30) 1 (5%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 1 (5%)
Average 6 (30) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 15 (75%)
  1. *P value is significant