Table 4

ANOVA analysis comparing mean scores of burns, matched controls and rest of NSW population

Burns versus controls (95% CI)P valueBurns versus rest of NSW (95% CI)P valuedf between groupsdf within groupsF valueP value
Year 3
 Grammar−29 (−36.1 to 21.79)<0.001−36.11 (−42.5 to 29.7)<0.0012485 95170.52<0.001
 Reading−27.7 (−34.2 to 21.09)<0.001−33.4 (−39.20 to 27.52)<0.0012485 33969.43<0.001
 Spelling−25.5 (−31.5 to 19.4)<0.001−30.89 (−36.28 to 25.49)<0.0012485 95170.07<0.001
 Writing−16.9 (−22.01 to 1.8)<0.001−24.8 (−29.4 to 20.3)<0.0012485 29478.5<0.001
 Numeracy−19.6 (−25.4 to 13.8)<0.001−25.4 (−30.6 to 20.3)<0.0012484 99056.21<0.001
Year 5
 Grammar−26.2 (−33.9 to 18.5)<0.001−33.4 (−40.3 to −26.6)<0.0012477 70554.21<0.001
 Reading−18.8 (−25.8 to 11.8)<0.001−26.1 (−32.4 to −20.0)<0.00012477 16543.31<0.001
 Spelling−22.4 (−28.9 to 15.9)<0.001−26.2 (−32.0 to −20.5)<0.00012477 70542.92<0.001
 Writing−18.6 (−24.7 to 12.5)<0.001−30.9 (−36.3 to −25.4)<0.00012477 02498.13<0.001
 Numeracy−16.3 (−23.1 to 9.5)<0.001−22.2 (−28.2 to −16.2)<0.0012475 48032.79<0.001
Year 7
 Grammar−13.4 (−24.0 to −2.9)0.0123−17 (−26.4 to −7.7)0.00042462 6747.430.0006
 Reading−8.7 (−17.9 to −0.5)0.0626−15.6 (−23.8 to −7.45)0.00022461 38012.12<0.0001
 Spelling−12.5 (−21.8 to −3.2)0.0082−14.4 (−22.7 to −6.2)0.00062462 6746.280.0019
 Writing−17.3 (−27.2 to −7.3)0.0007−33.8 (−42.6 to −24.9)<0.00012462 14852.97<0.0001
 Numeracy−14.1 (−24.9 to −3.3)0.0103−13.8 (−23.4 to −4.24)0.0142462 7044.010.0182
  • ANOVA, analysis of variance; NSW, New South Wales.