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Table 2 Relation between EF and different ADHD subtypes

From: A comparative study of executive functions among children with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder and those with learning disabilities

  Diagnoses χ2 P
  Combined ADHD (n = 45) Hyperactive ADHD (n = 32) Inattentive ADHD (n = 23)
  No. % No. % No. %
Time management EF
 No 20 44.4 13 40.6 10 43.5 0.144 0.945
 Yes 25 55.6 19 59.4 13 56.5
Problem solving and self-organization EF
 No 26 57.8 21 65.6 12 52.2 1.051 0.591
 Yes 19 42.2 11 34.4 11 47.8
Self-restraint executive function
 No 1 2.2 3 9.4 3 13.0 3.388 MCp = 0.171
 Yes 44 97.8 29 90.6 20 87.0
Self-motivation EF
 No 15 33.3 17 53.1 8 34.8 3.391 0.184
 Yes 30 66.7 15 46.9 15 65.2
Emotional regulation EF
 No 13 28.9 6 18.8 8 34.8 1.893 0.388
 Yes 32 71.1 26 81.3 15 65.2