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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of the test scores

From: Malaria with neurological involvement in Ugandan children: effect on cognitive ability, academic achievement and behaviour

  Total sample   Malaria group Control group  
Variable name M (SD) Range M (SD) M (SD) P
Working Memory 26.96 (7.41) 0.00 to 43 25.29 (7.95) 28.66 (6.44) 0.01
Visual Spatial ability 31.56 (14.82) 0.00 to 79 29.10 (13.90) 34.07 (15.42) 0.06
Planning 7.32 (5.19) 0.00 to 31 6.61 (4.81) 8.03 (5.50) 0.13
Learning 89.41 (41.28) 0.00 to 201 81.84 (40.86) 97.10 (40.59) 0.04
Attention 2.03 (1.39) -8.53 to 4.42 1.68 (1.63) 2.40 (0.97) 0.00
Reading 14.55 (9.84) 0.00 to 43 12.59 (9.45) 16.68 (9.89) 0.02
Spelling 13.46 (8.90) 0.00 to 34 12.16 (8.96) 14.88 (8.69) 0.10
Arithmetic 13.98 (7.98) 0.00 to 33 11.97 (7.57) 16.14 (7.92) 0.00
Internalizing Problems 11.97 (7.33) 0.00 to 43 13.41 (7.91) 10.52 (6.60) 0.03
Externalizing Problems 17.17 (10.04) 3.00 to 50 18.16 (10.09) 16.18 (9.97) 0.28