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Table 2 The associations between infant colic and child temperament over time (statistically significant differences are highlighted in bold)

From: Infant colic, young children’s temperament and sleep in a population based longitudinal cohort study

Time History of infant colic Estimated mean 95% CI Estimated between groups differences
6 months No Colic 3.86 3.86; 3.87 0.19
Colic 3.67 3.66; 3.68
18 months No Colic 3.27 3.27; 3.28 0.19
Colic 3.08 3.06; 3.10
3 years No Colic 3.24 3.24; 3.25 0.08
Colic 3.16 3.15; 3.18
5 years No Colic 3.58 3.57; 3.59 0.12
Colic 3.46 3.44; 3.49
  1. - Adjusted for mothers’ age, education, pregnancy duration and child’s gender
  2. - Dependent: ICQ_EAS