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Internationally Adopted Children from Non-European Countries: General Development during the First Two Years in the Adoptive Family

Table 4

Linear regression analysis at time of adoption and at age two: communication as dependent variable.

At time of adoptionAt age two
𝛽 𝛽

Age at adoption.270**βˆ’.152
Genderβˆ’.191**βˆ’.089*
Transition reactionsβˆ’.093βˆ’.144*
Kina/Korea.021βˆ’.161
Colombia/others.070βˆ’.207
Gross motor development.457***.357***
Emotionality.015.001
Activityβˆ’.011βˆ’.089
Shyness.099.138
Physically challenging behaviorβˆ’.072βˆ’.316**
Non-physical chal. behavior.172.094

𝑅 2 = . 6 5 0 𝐹 ( 1 1 , 9 1 ) = 1 5 . 3 7 5 βˆ— βˆ— βˆ— 𝑅 2 = . 3 8 1 𝐹 ( 1 1 , 9 4 ) = 5 . 2 6 2 βˆ— βˆ— βˆ—

Note. Dependent variable: communication at age two.
*** 𝑃 < . 0 0 1 , ** 𝑃 < . 0 1 , * 𝑃 < . 0 5 .

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