TABLE 2

Demographic Characteristics of the Sample

MildModerateSevereControl
n7201316
Male, n (%)3 (43)13 (65)9 (69)10 (63)
Injury age, M (SD)4.68 (1.60)5.07 (2.04)4.47 (1.94)
Age at acute assessment (y), M (SD)4.81 (1.61)5.22 (2.02)4.67 (1.93)4.27 (1.63)
Age at 10-y follow-up (y), M (SD)14.39 (1.28)15.45 (3.36)15.27 (2.96)14.53 (2.35)
SES: acute, M (SD)a4.17 (0.96)4.31 (0.54)4.08 (1.05)3.15 (0.72)
VABS: preinjury, M (SD)116.60 (26.43)117.83 (13.47)102.55 (18.67)112.53 (15.28)
FSIQ: acute, M (SD)b98.00 (15.70)103.10 (16.87)90.77 (23.36)111.81 (15.64)
FSIQ: 10 y, M (SD)b98.86 (16.50)102.40 (16.39)91.85 (17.32)112.94 (11.71)
FFQ: Intimacy preinjury, M (SD)60.50 (21.04)65.75 (4.98)63.46 (8.01)66.93 (3.63)
FFQ: Intimacy 10 y, M (SD)59.43 (12.65)59.12 (12.65)63.42 (5.98)61.40 (7.00)
FFQ: Conflict preinjury, M (SD)23.67 (7.53)22.75 (10.39)30.75 (10.81)23.07 (8.44)
FFQ: Conflict 10 y, M (SD)27.86 (11.08)27.41 (11.28)29.50 (10.27)24.53 (7.41)
  • a Significant difference between mild, moderate, severe groups versus control subjects: F(3,54) = 6.75, P = .001.

  • b Significant difference between severe versus control groups: FSIQ time 1: F(3,55) = 3.36, P = .026; FSIQ time 4: F(3,55) = 4.63, P = .006.