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Table 9 Means ± standard deviations for baseline self-assessed hearing-related characteristics.

From: Hearing aid effectiveness after aural rehabilitation - individual versus group (HEARING) trial: RCT design and baseline characteristics

Characteristic I-I G-I I-G G-G p-value
Inner EAR 25.1 ± 13.1
(160)
28.6 ± 14.7
(155)
28.9 ± 14.4
(158)
26.9 ± 13.6
(157)
0.06
HHIE      
   Social 24.5 ± 10.6
(160)
23.5 ± 11.4
(152)
23.0 ± 11.8
(156)
24.2 ± 11.0
(154)
0.63
   Emotional 25.2 ± 12.5
(161)
23.9 ± 13.4
(151)
22.7 ± 14.1
(156)
25.3 ± 13.3
(154)
0.27
   Total 49.7 ± 22.4
(160)
47.3 ± 23.6
(148)
45.8 ± 24.9
(155)
49.8 ± 23.0
(152)
0.36
CPHI      
   Maladaptive Behaviors 4.0 ± 0.7
(161)
4.0 ± 0.7
(155)
4.1 ± 0.8
(158)
4.0 ± 0.8
(156)
0.72
   Verbal Strategies 2.7 ± 0.8
(161)
2.8 ± 0.9
(155)
2.6 ± 0.9
(158)
2.9 ± 0.9
(156)
0.05
   Non-Verbal Strategies 3.3 ± 0.9
(161)
3.4 ± 0.9
(155)
3.3 ± 1.0
(158)
3.5 ± 0.9
(156)
0.28
   Overall Score 3.4 ± 0.5
(161)
3.4 ± 0.5
(155)
3.4 ± 0.5
(158)
3.5 ± 0.5
(156)
0.15
  1. Number of participants shown in parentheses.
  2. CPHI = Communication Profile for the Hearing Impaired, EAR = Effectiveness of Aural Rehabilitation, HHIE = Hearing Handicap Inventory for the Elderly