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A Study of Sex Differences in Intelligence of Somali Refugees in Kenya

Salaheldin Farah Attallah Bakhiet, Nasser Sayed Gomaa Abdelrasheed, Mohammed Mohammed Ateik Al-Khadher, Mohamed Hussein Adan, Helen Cheng and Richard Lynn

Abstract

Scores of a sample of 2,440 male and female Somalian school students aged 8 through 18 years on the Standard Progressive Matrices Plus (SPM+) are reported. The sample obtained a British-scaled IQ of 68. There was no statistically significant difference between the scores of the males and females. The variance was greater among the females than among the males.

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