TABLE 3.

PMAL Means, SD, and Change Scores for CI and Conventional Therapy Groups at Pre- and Posttreatment and 3-Week Follow-Up

Time of AssessmentPediatric CI TherapyControl (Conventional Therapy)
Mean (SD)ChangeMean (SD)Change
Amount of use (0–5)
 Pretreatment0.8 (0.44)1.1 (0.75)
 Posttreatment2.8 (1.14)+2.01.2 (0.82)+0.1
 3-wk follow-up2.6 (1.29)+1.81.2 (0.67)+0.1
 3-mo follow-up2.1 (1.33)+1.3
 6-mo follow-up2.4 (1.34)+1.6
Quality of use (0–5)
 Pretreatment0.9 (0.62)1.6 (1.20)
 Posttreatment2.7 (0.97)+1.81.9 (1.13)+0.3
 3-wk follow-up2.6 (1.25)+1.71.8 (1.01)+0.2
 3-mo follow-up2.6 (1.36)+1.7
 6-mo follow-up2.7 (1.01)+1.8