TABLE 3

Neurologic Testing Scores for Children Previously Exposed to Surgery With Anesthesia at Age <4 Years or Matched Control Subjects

TestExposed (n = 53)Control (n = 53)Difference (Exposed – Control)PAdjusted (FDR) P
OWLS listening comprehension101.2 ± 12.9107.2 ± 11.5−6 ± 16.9.013.039
OWLS oral expression108.1 ± 13.3111.4 ± 15.5−3.3 ± 21.2.257.257
OWLS oral composite104.7 ± 12.2110.1 ± 13.8−5.5 ± 19.2.043.065
WISC/WAIS verbal111.6 ± 12.7114.9 ± 13−3.3 ± 18.183.22
WISC/WAIS performance108.3 ± 14.5114.7 ± 13.1−6.4 ± 17.7.011.039
WISC/WAIS full scale110.9 ± 13.4116.3 ± 13.1−5.4 ± 17.9.034.065
  • Data are presented as mean ± SD. FDR, false discovery rate error correction for multiple comparisons; WAIS, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Third Edition; WISC, Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Third Edition.