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Table 4 Language assessment in epileptic cases compared with cases with normal EEG

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

  Epileptiform EEG (N = 21) Normal EEG
(N = 59)
Statistical significance
Language assessment by CALT domains N (%)
(a) Phonology 19 (90.4 %) 51 (86.4 %) P = 0 .63
(b) Semantics 17 (80.9 %) 46 (77.9 %) P = 0.77
(c) Morphology 13 (61.9 %) 35 (59.3%) P = 0.98
(d) Syntax 16 (76.2 %) 46 (77.9 %) P = 0.86
(e) Pragmatics 18 (85.7 %) 48 (81.4 %) P = 0.65
  1. CALT Comprehensive Arabic Language Test