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# Adenoids and Diseased Tonsils Their Effect on General Intelligence

By Margaret Cobb Rogers

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Table of Contents

- ADENOIDS AND DISEASED TONSILS
- CONTENTS
- INTRODUCTION—PURPOSE
- ADENOIDS AND DISEASED TONSILS: THEIR EFFECT UPON GENERAL INTELLIGENCE
- CHAPTER I.
- PREVIOUS LITERATURE
- Concerning the Relation of Nose and Throat Defects to Intelligence
- 3304 Children, 10-14 years, grades 1-8
- TABLE A
- Table showing where improvement begins.
- TABLE B
- Table showing how time of improvement of "operated cases" compares with improvement among children at random.

- CHAPTER II.
- METHOD AND PROCEDURE
- A Statistical Study
- A Study of Improvement After Treatment
- Selection of Cases
- The Tests

- CHAPTER III.
- DISCUSSION OF THE RESULTS
- Statistical Study
- TABLE I
- STUDY OF IMPROVEMENT AFTER OPERATION
- TABLE II. RESULTS OF TESTS
- TABLE II. RESULTS (Continued)
- TABLE III
- Gain in weight, 6 months, 21 pairs
- TABLE IV
- Gain in Height—6 Months, 19 Pairs
- TABLE V
- Showing change in per cent over or underweight for height and age, 18 pairs.
- TABLE VI
- Gain in Grip—6 Months— 16 Pairs
- TABLE VII
- Gain in number of taps in one-half minute, 21 pairs—right hand
- TABLE VIII
- Decrease in fatigue in tapping—Difference in rates of second half minute over first half minute. Sixteen pairs
- TABLE IX
- Improvement in I.Q., 28 Pairs
- TABLE X
- Improvement in Performance of Healy Test, 24 Pairs
- TABLE XI
- Showing percentile ratings of the members of the two groups at the beginning and end of the six months' interval
- TABLE XI (Continued)
- Showing percentile ratings of the two groups at the beginning and end of the six months' interval
- TABLE XII
- Showing gains in percentile rating for I.Q., and for a total of all the tests with I.Q. weighted by being counted twice.
- TABLE XIII
- Showing improvement in various tests of operative group over and above such improvement in control group. Expressed in Terms of P. E.

- CHAPTER IV
- MEASUREMENT OF IMPROVEMENT AFTER A SECOND INTERVAL OF SIX MONTHS
- TABLE XIV
- Results of the Tests after an Interval of from 10 to 17 Months
- TABLE XV
- Weight, Second Retests, 15 Pairs
- TABLE XVI
- Height, Second Retests, 13 Pairs
- TABLE XVII
- Height-Weight Relationship, Second Retests, 13 Pairs Showing changes in per cent over or underweight after 12 months' interval
- TABLE XVIII
- Gain in Grip, Second Retest, 13 Pairs
- TABLE XIX
- Tapping—Second Retest, 15 Pairs
- TABLE XX
- Tapping for Fatigue, Second Retests, 11 Pairs
- TABLE XXI
- I.Q., Second Retests, 21 Pairs
- TABLE XXII
- Healy A, Second Retests, 18 Pairs
- TABLE XXIII
- TABLE XXIII (Continued)

- CHAPTER V.
- SUMMARY.
- CONCLUSIONS
- Footnotes

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