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Table 4 Jet fuel exposure group means for ABR absolute latencies (I, III, and V) and inter-peak latencies (I-III, I-V, and III-V) a,b

From: Jet fuel exposure and auditory outcomes in Australian air force personnel

ABR component Low exposure (95% CI) Moderate exposure (95%CI) High exposure (95%CI) p-valuec
Wave I
 Right ear 1.47 (1.36–1.59) 1.57 (1.46–1.68) 1.59 (1.52–1.67) 0.288
 Left ear 1.46 (1.34–1.57) 1.59 (1.51–1.67) 1.59 (1.53–1.65) 0.142
Wave III
 Right ear 3.65 (3.49–3.80) 3.76 (3.64–3.88) 3.82 (3.73–3.90) 0.257
 Left ear 3.59 (3.40–3.78) 3.96 (3.76–4.16) 3.84 (3.72–3.96) 0.073
Wave V
 Right ear 5.08 (4.79–5.37) 5.63 (5.43–5.82) 5.65 (5.44–5.86) 0.028
 Left ear 5.27 (4.99–5.54) 5.65 (5.40–5.91) 5.55 (5.41–5.69) 0.180
IPL I-V
 Right ear 3.61 (3.34–3.87) 4.06 (3.87–4.26) 4.05 (3.81–4.29) 0.078
 Left ear 3.82 (3.58–4.07) 4.06 (3.79–4.33) 3.94 (3.81–4.06) 0.543
IPL I-III
 Right ear 2.17 (2.02–2.32) 2.20 (2.06–2.33) 2.22 (2.11–2.34) 0.886
 Left ear 2.15 (1.97–2.33) 2.37 (2.13–2.60) 2.22 (2.11–2.33) 0.400
IPL III-V
 Right ear 1.44 (1.11–1.76) 1.86 (1.60–2.13) 1.83 (1.64–2.02) 0.206
 Left ear 1.67 (1.39–1.96) 1.69 (1.49–1.89) 1.71 (1.58–1.85) 0.960
  1. aMeans estimated through a Multivariate Linear Regression using bootstrapping for calculating the standard error (10,000 replications)
  2. bMeans adjusted by age and noise exposure levels
  3. cp-value estimated through a Wald test
  4. CI Confidence interval
  5. IPL Inter-peak latency