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Table 3 Estimated mean differences in test scores between the community controls and malaria group

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

Specific ability Estimated mean differences
(confidence interval)
P1
Attention 0.40 (-0.05, 0.86) 0.09
Working Memory 1.53 (-0.52, 3.58) 0.15
Visual Spatial ability -0.25 (-3.72, 4.23) 0.90
Reasoning 0.23 (-1.17, 1.63) 0.75
Learning 4.35 (-6.13, 14.84) 0.42
Arithmetic 1.41 (-0.36, 3.17) 0.12
Reading 1.21 (-0.96, 3.38) 0.28
Spelling 0.40 (-1.91, 2.70) 0.74
Internalizing Behaviour -3.71 (-6.34, -1.08) 0.007
Externalizing Behaviour -1.60 (-5.29, 2.09) 0.40
  1. 1ANCOVA with covariates; child's age, level of education, quality of home environment score, weight for age z score and sex