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Table 3 Detailed results of the Wechsler scales and comparison between older children (WISC-III) and younger children (WPPSI)

From: Intellectual function evaluation of first generation immigrant children with sickle cell disease: the role of language and sociodemographic factors

Scores WISC-III (n=49) WPPSI (n=19) p value
  Mean SD Mean SD  
IQ      
Full-scale IQ 86.9 16.3 89.6 15.5 N.S.
Verbal IQ 84.5 17.3 83.8 16.7 N.S.
Performance IQ 91.7 15.8 98 16.2 N.S.
Verbal subtests      
Information/General Culture 7.7 3.2 8.0 2.7 N.S
Similarities 8.8 3.2 9.0 3.1 N.S.
Arithmetic 6.7 2.9 8.0 3.5 N.S.
Vocabulary 7.5 3.0 7.4 2.6 N.S.
Comprehension/General Comprehension 7.6 3.9 4.9 3.3 N.S.
Digit Span/Phrases 8.2 3.5 N.E.   
Performance subtests      
Picture Completion 10.6 4.1 11.1 3.1 N.S.
Coding/Animal House 7.1 3.3 9.6 3.3 N.S.
Picture Arrangement/Retest Animal House 8.4 2.6 N.E.   
Block Design 9.1 2.8 8.7 3.1 N.S.
Object Assembly/ Geometric Design 8.9 2.5 9.7 3.3 N.S.
Symbol search 8.5 3.4 N.E.   
Mazes 9.6 3.8 8.7 3.1 N.S.
  1. Abbreviations: N.S. Not Significant, N.E Not Evaluated.