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Table 3 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 men. N = 15,279 (of which 15,059 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 = 147) Mild CSNHL (N = 33) Moderate-severe CSNHL (N = 40)
Outcome a b (CI) b p N cases b (CI) b p N cases b (CI) b p N cases
SCL-10 unadjusted .05 (−.11–.20) .577 143 .10 (−.23–.43) .550 32 .11 (−.19–.41) .481 39
SCL-10 adjusted .05 (−.11–.21) .515 143 .11 (−.23–.44) .524 32 .12 (−.18–.42) .428 39
SWB unadjusted −01 (−.18–.15) .866 140 .15 (−.22–.52) .419 28 .25 (−.06–.55) .116 40
SWB adjusted −.04 (−.20–.12) .645 140 .13 (−.23–.50) .464 28 .20 (−.10–.50) .197 40
SE unadjusted −.03 (−.21–.15) .759 118 .12 (−.30–.54) .568 21 −.16 (−.51–.19) .373 30
SE adjusted −.01 (−.19–.16) .904 118 .11 (−.30–.52) .577 21 −.12 (−.46–.23) .512 30
  1. aAdjusted scores = adjusted for 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