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Table 4 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 women. N = 17,177 (of which 17,045 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 = 73) Mild CSNHL (N = 33) Moderate-severe CSNHL (N = 26)
Outcome a b (CI) b p N cases b (CI) b p N cases b (CI) b p N cases
SCL-10 unadjusted .21 (−.03–.46) .089 71 .10 (−.27–.48) .584 31 .05 (−.37–.48) .814 24
SCL-10 adjusted .22 (−.03–.46) .083 71 .10 (−.27–.47) .587 31 .05 (−.37–.47) .816 24
SWB unadjusted −22 (−.46–.03) .080 67 −.08 (−.42–.27) .659 33 .10 (−.30–.50) .620 25
SWB adjusted −.25 (−.49 – -.01) .038 67 −.10 (−.45–.24) .543 33 .09 (−.31–.48) .683 25
SE unadjusted .13 (−.13–.38) .328 60 .30 (−.09–.69) .138 25 −.07 (−.49–.35) .743 22
SE adjusted .13 (−.12–.38) .285 60 .27 (−.11–.65) .161 25 −.09 (−.49–.32) .696 22
  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