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Table 5 Comparison of narrative scales in ELD, MLD, and controls

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

Attachment Mean (SD) ELD N = 11 MLD N = 35 Control N = 23 df F p
Collaboration 54.04 (12.15) 45.85 (11.79) 50.44 (12.14) 68 0.71 0.4
Parental Support 48.18 (11.49) 46.69 (9.54) 48.48 (11.51) 68 0.28 0.59
Positive narrative 45.77 (16.70) 41.45 (11.13) 48.82 (12.41) 68 3.91 0.05*
Expression of affect 52.18 (13.75) 39.29*(14.19) 48.05 (9.87) 68 2.71 0.10
Reaction to separation 50.55 (11.15) 44.86 (9.12) 48.01 (8.57) 68 0.55 0.46
Symbolic distance 55.37 (9.31) 48.40 (9.77) 49.43 (12.45) 68 0.05 0.8
Poor narrative skills 51.71 (11.52) 59.65*(12.78) 51.46 (10.00) 68 4.2 0.04*
  1. ANOVA comparison. *p < = 0.05