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Table 4 Comparisons of the mean scores of attachment categories in ELD, MLD, and controls

From: Children with mixed developmental language disorder have more insecure patterns of attachment

Attachment Mean (SD) ELD ‘= 11 MLD N = 35 Control N = 23 df F p
Secure 48.70 (11.68) 41.38 (11.47) 49.01(11.47) 68 3.71 0.03*
Deactivated 49.88 (10.12) 56.65 (10.56) 51.37(11.06) 68 2.59 0.08
Hyperactivated 50.57(10.13) 49.94(7.39) 48.72(10.55) 68 0.19 0.82
Disorganized 55.39(12.31) 58.28(10.62) 50.79(13) 68 2.82 0.05*
  1. ANOVA *: p < =0.05