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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and EEG activity among patients with SLI and controls

From: Association of epileptiform brain activity and specific language impairment (SLI) in preschool children

Variable Patients Controls P value
Number 80 80
Sex
 Male 51 50 χ2 0.027
 Female 29 30 P = 0.87
Age (mean ± SD)
  4.11 ± 1.93 4.17 ± 2.82 P = 0.65 #
EEG finding
 Normal 59 (73.8%) 75 (93.8%) χ2 11.7
 Abnormal 21 (26.2%) 5 (6.2%) P = 0.006
  1. EEG electroencephalography, NA not applicable,
  2. #Mann–Whitney U test