TABLE 6

Correlations Between VQ and Demographic Variables

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1. VQ
2. Chronological age−0.50**
3. Disability status−0.34**0.05
4. Meets EHDI0.27**−0.17**−0.10*
5. Adult who is deaf or hard of hearing0.21**−0.11*−0.15**0.09
6. Level of educationa0.14**0.01−0.020.080.02
7. Degree of hearing lossb−0.11*0.03−0.020.040.060.05
8. Sex0.02−0.02−0.05−0.02−0.090.003−0.07
9. Language of homec0.010.07−0.020.17**0.13**0.17**0.01−0.04
  • a Level of education: below bachelor’s degree versus bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • b Degree of hearing loss: mild to moderate versus moderately severe to profound.

  • c Language of the home: English versus Spanish.

  • * P < .05, 2-tailed.

  • ** P < .01, 2-tailed.