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Table 2 Cognitive assessment dimensions of exposure to malaria

From: Malaria impact on cognitive function of children in a peri-urban community in the Brazilian Amazon

Variable Groups of children (n) Average score SD of score Minimum score Maximum score P value
ICV—Verbal comprehension index Without malaria (n = 119) 65.3 17.7 45 138 0.004
With malaria (n = 100) 59.5 13.5 45 111  
IOP—Perceptive organization index Without malaria (n = 119) 69.0 18.0 45 129 0.0005
With malaria (n = 100) 61.6 14.4 42 109  
IMT—Working memory índex Without malaria (n = 119) 69.8 17.7 45 113 0.0055
With malaria (n = 100) 63.7 17.4 45 126  
CIT—Total intelligence quotient Without malaria (n = 119) 66.4 21.4 40 155 0.0087
With malaria (n = 100) 60.3 14.9 40 117  
IVP—Processing speed index Without malaria (n = 119) 69.7 17.2 45 115 0.0544
With malaria (n = 100) 65.4 15.7 43 109  
IRA—Abstract reasoning index Without malaria (n = 119) 67.4 15.1 43 100 0.0135
With malaria 62.0 14.5 43 114