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Table 5 ADHD patients with and without cyclothymic temperament

From: Linear and non-linear analyses of Conner’s Continuous Performance Test-II discriminate adult patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder from patients with mood and anxiety disorders

I Traditional CPT-II results
  CT + (n = 29) CT - (n = 20) P d
Reaction time 384 ± 97 383 ± 112 NS 0.01
Omissions 3.1 ± 3.2 4.0 ± 7.0 NS −0.18
Commisions 57.0 ± 25.7 52.7 ± 22.8 NS 0.03
Variability 15.1 ± 10.2 15.0 ± 19.0 NS 0.01
ADHD Confidence Index 66.6 ± 20.9 61.0 ± 22.3 NS 0.26
II Analyses based on extraction of raw data from the CPT-II test
  CT + (n = 25) CT - (n = 16) P d
Reaction time 369 ± 93 393 ± 118 NS −0.23
SD (% of mean) 37.2 ± 12.1 26.8 ± 7.5 0.004 0.98
RMSSD (% of mean) 45.6 ± 17.7 31.3 ± 9.4 0.005 0.95
Sample entropy 1.48 ± 0.25 1.68 ± 0.20 0.011 −0.86
Symbolic dynamics 74.1 ± 17.2 80.4 ± 14.9 NS 0.39
Skewness 3.45 ± 2.93 1.86 ± 1.29 0.032 a 0.65
  1. a MannWhitney U-test, t-test for the other data