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Table 5 Malaria and anaemia episodes effects on the Mullen Scales of Early Learning (MSEL) scores for the HEU cohort

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

Mullen 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 −0.41 (0.18) 0.02* −0.32 (0.19) 0.10 −0.32 (0.17) 0.06 −0.19 (0.19) 0.32
Visual reception −0.26 (0.16) 0.10 −0.14 (0.18) 0.41 −0.35 (0.17) 0.04* −0.28 (0.18) 0.13
Fine motor −0.22 (0.14) 0.13 −0.27 (0.16) 0.09 0.00 (0.14) 0.99 0.12 (0.16) 0.46
Receptive language −0.40 (0.15) 0.01** −0.34 (0.17) 0.05* −0.30 (0.16) 0.07 −0.15 (0.18) 0.41
Expressive language −0.16 (0.15) 0.28 −0.12 (0.17) 0.47 −0.15 (0.16) 0.33 −0.10 (0.17) 0.57
Gross motor T score −0.06 (0.05) 0.21 −0.04 (0.05) 0.42 −0.06 (0.05) 0.23 −0.04 (0.05) 0.46
  1. P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01