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Table 3 Collaborative Construction Task; number of codes appearing in each task for each pair of children for the intervention (E-PLAYS) group and for the comparator group at baseline, 20 weeks post-randomisation and 40 weeks post-randomisation

From: Evaluating ‘Enhancing Pragmatic Language skills for Young children with Social communication impairments’ (E-PLAYS): a feasibility cluster-randomised controlled trial

  E-PLAYS Comparator
  Baseline (n = 24) 20 weeks (n = 17) Baseline (n = 26) 20 weeks (n = 26)
Directives
 Mean (SD) 3.3 (3.8) 4.5 (7.8) 4.3 (4.7) 6.3 (5.6)
Clarification requests
 Mean (SD) 1.5 (2.0) 3.0 (4.8) 1.4 (2.0) 2.6 (4.0)
Information-seeking questions
 Mean (SD) 4.6 (3.7) 5.0 (7.6) 3.9 (4.0) 4.6 (4.8)
Positive feelings
 Mean (SD) 3.1 (3.5) 1.8 (2.0) 3.0 (3.4) 2.3 (2.5)
Negative feelings
 Mean (SD) 3.2 (4.1) 2.6 (4.1) 1.2 (1.2) 2.1 (4.6)
Task time (minutes)
 Mean (SD) 11.3 (4.0) 14.1 (3.7) 11.2 (3.6) 12.7 (4.7)