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Table 3 Relative MFV during SOC and WCST in patients and healthy subjects.

From: Association between two distinct executive tasks in schizophrenia: a functional transcranial Doppler sonography study

SOC artery patients 95% CI healthy subjects 95% CI df F ES
Planning         
   easy MCA 1.0235 (0.0387) 1.0117 – 1.0416 1.0691 (0.0567) 1.0505 – 1.0811 2,40 13.71*** 0.27
   difficult   1.0138 (0.0354) 1.0043 – 1.0335 1.0486 (0.0573) 1.0283 – 1.0583 2,40 5.50* 0.12
Mov. exe.         
   easy MCA 1.0767 (0.0458) 1.0600 – 1.0991 1.0891 (0.0616) 1.0661 – 1.1062 2,40 n.s. -
   difficult   1.0562 (0.0526) 1.0356 – 1.0843 1.0742 (0.0667) 1.0453 – 1.0951 2,40 n.s. -
Planning         
   easy ACA 1.0184 (0.0346) 1.0009 – 1.0399 1.0490 (0.0532) 1.0213 – 1.0592 2,34 n.s. -
   difficult   1.0180 (0.0474) 0.9961 – 1.0406 1.0339 (0.0804) 1.0013 – 1.0446 2,34 n.s. -
Mov. exe.         
   easy ACA 1.0506 (0.0509) 1.0330 – 1.0731 1.0597 (0.0518) 1.0380 – 1.0769 2,34 n.s. -
   difficult   1.0564 (0.0651) 1.0286 – 1.0847 1.0652 (0.0737) 1.0377 – 1.0922 2,34 n.s. -
WCST artery patients 95% CI healthy subjects 95% CI df F ES
steady-state MCA 1.0610 (0.0479) 1.0414 – 1.0805 1.0751 (0.0493) 1.0546 – 1.0948 2,40 n.s. -
steady-state ACA 1.0363 (0.0492) 1.0210 – 1.0641 1.0494 (0.0550) 1.0215 – 1.0647 2,34 n.s. -
  1. values are mean (SD)
  2. *P = 0.024, ***P = 0.0007, all other p-values >0.14
  3. Abbreviations: CI: confidence interval; ES: effect size (ES shown only for significant results); MFV: mean flow velocity; Mov. exe.: movement execution; n.s.: not significant; SOC: Stockings of Cambridge; WCST: Wisconsin Card Sorting Test.