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Table 4 Malaria and anaemia episodes effects on the Mullen Scales of Early Learning (MSEL) scores for the HUU cohort

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 cognitive total −0.13 (0.11) 0.26 −0.08 (0.12) 0.54 −0.17 (0.11) 0.13 −0.14 (0.12) 0.25
Visual reception −0.05 (0.09) 0.58 0.01 (0.10) 0.88 −0.17 (0.10) 0.08 −0.18 (0.11) 0.10
Fine motor −0.16 (0.08) 0.04* −0.12 (0.08) 0.18 −0.19 (0.09) 0.03* −0.14 (0.10) 0.14
Receptive language −0.06 (0.09) 0.48 −0.03 (0.09) 0.74 −0.11 (0.09) 0.20 −0.10 (0.10) 0.30
Expressive language −0.04 (0.09) 0.61 −0.04 (0.10) 0.67 −0.04 (0.09) 0.65 −0.02 (0.11) 0.82
Gross motor T score 0.01 (0.03) 0.71 0.02 (0.03) 0.48 −0.02 (0.03) 0.43 −0.03 (0.03) 0.32
  1. P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01