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Table 2 Daily LENA measures: distribution by the total sample and maternal education

From: How many words are Australian children hearing in the first year of life?

 Adult Word Countp-value*Child Vocalization Countp-value*Conversational Turn Countp-value*
MSDMinMaxMSDMinMaxMSDMinMax
6 month Data Collection
 Total Sample (n = 227)16,845.887102.57295839,583 1319.48551.74873064 330.77137.2316710 
Mother’s Education
 Low Educated (n = 63)16,747.757228.62295837,3970.901454.06660.868730640.05347.90152.39166290.28
 High Educated (n = 164)16,883.587075.57379539,5831267.78496.241473017324.19130.8458710
12 month Data Collection
 Total Sample (n = 245)14,888.666782.11438945,849 1416.37561.131583373 369.26178.34211156 
Mother’s Education
 Low Educated (n = 79)14,407.257156.63438942,5450.441406.57588.3815833730.85345.71188.992110230.15
 High Educated (n = 166)15,117.766606.38470145,8491421.04549.451963316380.46172.51461156
  1. *p-value is based on independent sample t-tests comparing the means between high and low educated groups