Table 4.

Regression coefficients showing associations between diffusion parameter values at term-equivalent age and language ability at two years old, controlling for room type, social risk, and birth gestational age

ReceptiveExpressive
CoefficientCorrected p valueR2CoefficientCorrected p valueR2
pGMFA−0.83>0.990.088.66>0.990.09
MD9.11>0.990.129.07>0.990.11
AD7.41>0.990.129.55>0.990.12
RD8.08>0.990.126.85>0.990.10
nGMFA−9.10>0.990.10−32.590.030.26
MD12.110.220.1912.850.370.17
AD8.050.550.162.62>0.990.09
RD11.150.300.1816.230.070.23
pWMFA15.74>0.990.12−3.71>0.990.08
MD1.78>0.990.099.53>0.990.13
AD4.39>0.990.107.80>0.990.12
RD−0.50>0.990.087.98>0.990.11
nWMFA−8.82>0.990.09−19.28>0.990.11
MD−0.06>0.990.085.11>0.990.11
AD−0.47>0.990.093.10>0.990.09
RD0.20>0.990.085.68>0.990.12
  • Bold values indicate a significant association. Coefficient values for diffusivity measures are multiplied by 103. p/nGM, primary/nonprimary GM.