Table 2

Intercept and slope terms for the three-class solution

Growth parameters
Times 1–4
Times 5–8
Mean interceptMean slopeMean interceptMean slope
Total sample (n = 72)7.54*0.347.46*0.08
Three classes
    Moderate control (n = 51)7.80*0.257.51*0.07
    Optimal control (n = 10)7.10*−0.166.01*0.01
    Deteriorating control (n = 11)6.47*1.14*8.34*0.44*
  • *P < 0.001,

  • P < 0.05,

  • P < 0.01.