Table 6.

Final Model With Development of Verbal Expression (Schlichting) as Dependent Variable at 12 Months' Follow-Up

CovariableEstimateSEP Value
Intercept−3.55.98.0004
Treatment effect
 Watchful waiting.96.71.18
 Ventilation tubes (reference)
Language at T = 0−.88.13.0001
Educational level mother
 High1.80.86.04
 Middle (reference)
 Low−2.26.91.01
IQ of the child
 High5.211.06.0001
 Middle3.47.94.0003
 Low (reference)
  • * n = 158; 78 children in the WW group and 80 in the VT group.