|Outcomes at 3 years||Scale*||Difference in mean scores between groups (95% CI)|
|*PCC-R=percentage of consonants correct-revised; PPVT-R=Peabody picture vocabulary test-revised; NDW=number of different words; MLUm=mean length of utterances in morphemes; MGCI=McCarthy General Cognitive Index.|
|Speech||PCC-R||−1 (−2.1 to 0.7)|
|Language||PPVT-R||0 (−2.8 to 2.8)|
|NDW||−2 (−7.6 to 4.8)|
|MLUm||−0.1 (−0.2 to 0.0)|
|Cognition||MGCI||−2 (−4.1 to 1.1)|
|Parenting stress||Total stress||−2 (−5.3 to 2.3)|
|Child behaviour||Total problems||1 (−0.6 to 3.4)|
Developmental outcomes did not differ for early or delayed tympanostomy tube insertion in young children with otitis media
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