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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of demographic characteristics, measures of the Barratt Impulsiveness Scale -11 and the Iowa Gambling Task performance in women with and without tattoos

From: Interactions between risky decisions, impulsiveness and smoking in young tattooed women

  Tattooed (n = 60) Non-tatooed (n = 60)
  Mean SD Mean SD
Age 28.47 5.42 28.35 5.95
Education 14.53 2.77 15.82 2.63
Smoking 55% - 10% -
BIS-11  
AI 16.91 3.66 14.42 2.98
MI 20.83 4.02 17.57 2.98
NPI 24.88 3.82 22.03 3.84
IGT
Block 1 (1–20) -1.2 3.54 -1.46 4.21
Block 2 (21–40) -0.97 3.24 0.47 5.20
Block 3 (41–60) 0.6 5.74 1.3 7.07
Block 4 (61–80) -0.5 5.85 2.37 8.25
Block 5 (81–100) -0.17 7.24 4.53 7.82
  1. BIS-11 Barratt impulsivity questionnaire, AI attentional impulsiveness, MI motor impulsiveness, NPI non-planning impulsiveness, IGT Iowa Gambling Task as in Bechara et al. (1994), the 100 card selections from the IGT were sub-divided into five blocks: 1–20, 21–40, 41–60, 61–80, and 81–100.