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Table 10 The mean scores of both sexes in different pre-linguistic scales

From: The early communicative skills among a sample of Egyptian infants and toddlers

Comm. domain Age
Boys Girls p value
No 51.56 (± 4.36) 53.26 (± 0.37) 0.254
Mean age 7.29 (± 1.23) 7.53 (± 1.26) 0.215
Passive joint attention 6.42 (± 0.153) 6.66 (± 1.68) 0.215
Active joint attention 4.5 (± 0.94) 4.72 (± 0.96) 0.225
Gesture use 5.37 (± 1.29) 5.73 (± 1.53) 0.136
Expressive language 8.74 (± 1.44) 8.6 (± 2.36) 0.765
Receptive language 8.84 (± 2.28) 9.62 (± 2.04) 0.201
Object use 10.4 (± 0.96) 10.4 (± 0.96) 0.435
Social interaction 15.63 15.73 0.322
Full scale 83 68 151
  1. The table determines the mean score earned by the participants of both sex in the seven scales of the checklist