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Table 2 Feasibility of ELS procedures: compliance, number of C-units per sample, and completeness

From: Spoken language outcome measures for treatment studies in Down syndrome: feasibility, practice effects, test-retest reliability, and construct validity of variables generated from expressive language sampling

ELS procedure Test Retest
Conversationa
    Non-compliant examiner/transcriber report 4/107 (3.7%) 7/105 (6.67%)
    Total sample utterance length 4/107 (3.7%) 1/105 (0.95%)
    Analysis set utterance length 19/107 (17.76%) 5/105 (1.90%)
    Sample durationa 1/107 (0.9%) 1/105 (0.95%)
Narrationb
    Non-compliant examiner/transcriber report 15/106 (14.15%) 15/105 (14.29%)
    Total sample utterance length 10/106 (9.43%) 7/105 (6.67%)
    Analysis set utterance length 22/106 (20.76%) 16/105 (15.24%)
    Sample durationc 12 NC/7 partial (17.92%) 13 NC/6 partial (18.10%)
  1. Cell values indicate number (and percentages) of participants
  2. aTwo Time 2 Conversations missing due to youth not returning for visit
  3. bOne Time 1 Narration missing due to examiner error, two Time 2 Narrations missing due to youth not returning for visit
  4. cDefined in terms of time for conversation and coverage of pages for narration