Table 5.

Unadjusted Correlations Between Developmental Test Scores at Three Years of Age and Cumulative Proportions of Total Days With MEE in the First 3 Years of Life*

MEE in Year of LifeTest Scores
Formal TestsConversational Samples
McCarthy GCIMcCarthy SubscalesPPVT-RNDWMLUmPCC-R
VerbalPercep PerfQuant
r Value
1−.17−.21−.11−.06−.16−.04−.08−.07
2−.04−.07−.03.04−.07.02.01−.02
3−.09−.11.01−.05−.05−.06−.08−.04
1 and 2 combined−.13−.17−.08−.01−.14−.01−.04−.05
1, 2, and 3 combined−.13−.17−.06−.03−.13−.04−.07−.06
  • Percep Perf indicates Perceptual Performance; Quant, Quantitative.

  • * First year of life denotes the age period 2 to 12 months. A score on every test was not available for every participant; the number of children for whom scores were available ranged from 233 to 241.

  • P < .01.

  • P < .05.