Table 3

Differences in mean test scores for children with 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−29.00 (−36.10 to −21.79)<0.001−36.11 (−42.50 to −29.70)<0.0012485 95170.52<0.001
 Reading−27.70 (−34.20 to −21.09)<0.001−33.40 (−39.20 to 27.52)<0.0012485 33969.43<0.001
 Spelling−25.50 (−31.50 to −19.40)<0.001−30.89 (-36.28 to −25.49)<0.0012485 95170.07<0.001
 Writing−16.90 (−22.01 to −11.80)<0.001−24.80 (−29.40 to −20.30)<0.0012485 29478.50<0.001
 Numeracy−19.60 (−25.40 to −13.80)<0.001−25.40 (−30.60 to −20.30)<0.0012484 99056.21<0.001
Year 5
 Grammar–26.20 (−33.90 to −18.50)<0.001−33.40 (−40.30 to −26.60)<0.0012477 70554.21<0.001
 Reading–18.80 (−25.80 to −11.80)<0.001−26.10 (−32.40 to −20.00)<0.0012477 16543.31<0.001
 Spelling–22.40 (−28.90 to −15.90)<0.001−26.20 (−32.00 to 20.50)<0.0012477 70542.92<0.001
 Writing–18.60 (−24.70 to −12.50)<0.001−30.90 (−36.30 to −25.40)<0.0012477 02498.13<0.001
 Numeracy–16.30 (−23.10 to −9.50)<0.001−22.20 (−28.20 to −16.20)2475 48032.79<0.001
Year 7
 Grammar–13.40 (−24.0 to −2.90)0.01−17.00 (−26.40 to −7.70)<0.0012462 6747.43<0.001
 Reading–8.70 (−17.90 to −0.50)0.07−15.60 (−23.80 to −7.45)<0.0012461 38012.12<0.001
 Spelling–12.50 (−21.80 to −3.20)0.01−14.40 (−22.70 to −6.20)<0.0012462 6746.28<0.001
 Writing–17.30 (−27.20 to −7.30)<0.001−33.80 (−42.60 to −24.90)<0.0012462 14852.97<0.001
 Numeracy– 14.10 (−24.90 to −3.30)0.01−13.80 (−23.40 to −4.240)0.012462 7044.01<0.05
  • NSW, New South Wales.