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Table 9 The correlation between the scoring in expressive language scale and expressive language scale in one hand and scoring in each of the seven scales

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

Comm. domain Expressive Receptive
Pearson correlation r p value r p value
Passive joint attention 0.533 0.000 0.5 0.000
Active joint attention 0.624 0.000 0.679 0.000
Gesture use 0.642 0.000 0608 0.000
Object use 0.612 0.000 0.607 0.000
Social interaction 0.577 0.000 0.559 0.000
  1. The table shows that there is a moderate correlation between language scales (receptive and expressive scales) and the remaining scales
  2. r is the Pearson correlation; < 0.5 weak correlation; between 0.5 and 0.7 moderate correlation; > 0.7 strong correlation