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Table 2 ANOVA: Relation between childhood sensorineural hearing loss (CSNHL) and symptoms of anxiety and depression (SCL-10), subjective well-being (SWB), and self-esteem (SE) in adulthood for the total sample. N = 32,456 (of which 32,104 are in the reference group)

From: Childhood sensorineural hearing loss and adult mental health up to 43 years later: results from the HUNT study

  Slight CSNHL (N = 220) Mild CSNHL (N = 66) Moderate-severe CSNHL (N = 66)
Outcome a b (CI) b p N cases b (CI) b p N cases b (CI) b p N cases
SCL-10 unadjusted .04 (−.09–.18) .536 214 .09 (−.16–.34) .478 63 .04 (−.21–.30) .740 63
SCL-10 adjusted .11 (−.03–.24) .128 214 .11 (−.14–.36) .391 63 .10 (−.16–.35) .456 63
SWB unadjusted −08 (−.22–.05) .235 207 .03 (−.22–.28) .832 61 .19 (−.06–.43) .131 65
SWB adjusted −.11 (−.24–.03) .116 207 .00 (−.24–.25) .972 61 .16 (−.08–.40) .201 65
SE unadjusted −.05 (−.19–.10) .544 178 .21 (−.08–.50) .148 46 −.16 (−.44–.11) .240 52
SE adjusted −.03 (−.11–.18) .653 178 .21 (−.07–.49) .148 46 −.11 (−.37–.16) .420 52
  1. aAdjusted scores = adjusted for sex, age, education, father’s education, and mother’s education
  2. bUnstandardized regression coefficient (b) with 95% confidence interval (CI). The coefficients show mean deviations from individuals without hearing loss in fractions of a standard deviation