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Table 3 Malaria and anaemia episodes effects on the Mullen Scales of Early Learning (MSEL) scores for both cohorts combined (HUU and HEU)

From: Malaria illness mediated by anaemia lessens cognitive development in younger Ugandan children

MSEL outcome scores Malaria episodes effects Anaemia episodes effects
Model 1: not controlling for anaemia episodes Model 3: controlling for anaemia episodes Model 2: not controlling for malaria episodes Model 3: controlling for malaria episodes
Coef (SE) P value Coef (SE) P value Coef (SE) P value Coef (SE) P value
Composite −0.22 (0.09) 0.02* −0.16 (0.10) 0.13 −0.23 (0.09) 0.01** −0.17 (0.10) 0.10
Visual reception −0.12 (0.08) 0.12 −0.04 (0.09) 0.63 −0.23 (0.08) <0.01** −0.21 (0.09) 0.02*
Fine motor −0.19 (0.07) <0.01** −0.17 (0.08) 0.03* −0.14 (0.07) 0.07 −0.07 (0.08) 0.42
Receptive language −0.16 (0.08) 0.04* −0.12 (0.08) 0.15 −0.17 (0.08) 0.03* −0.12 (0.09) 0.14
Expressive language −0.08 (0.08) 0.39 −0.05 (0.08) 0.54 −0.08 (0.08) 0.36 −0.05 (0.09) 0.56
Gross motor T score −0.01 (0.03) 0.74 0.01 (0.03) 0.86 −0.03 (0.03) 0.19 −0.03 (0.03) 0.21
  1. P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01