Table 5

Results of multiple linear regression with SRM with noise ipsilateral to the fi rst implant as the measure of outcome

B (95% CI)β
Constant+1.3 (.1.5 to +4.2)
Group (unilateral or bilateral)+3.7 (+0.9 to +6.5)+0.40*
No of additional disabilities†−2.5 (.5.7 to +0.6)−0.22
Age at diagnosis of deafness (months)−0.04 (.0.1 to +0.0)−0.27
Duration of deafness at time of first implantation (months)−0.04 (.0.1 to +0.0)−0.17
  • The value of R2 for the model was 0.27 (p<0.05). The unstandardised regression coeffi cient B (with 95% CI) and the standardised regression coefficient, β, are listed for each variable in the model.

  • * p<0.05.

  • Dichotomous: none or more than one.