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Table 2 Test results of patients with and without a history of diabetes mellitus pre- and post-CABG

From: Diabetes severely affects attentional performance after coronary artery bypass grafting

TAP test Diabetics (n=10) Non-diabetics (n=20)
  Pre-op Post-op Pre-op Post-op
alertness, without audio cueing; median reaction time (ms) 270.5 ±  52.7 356.4 ±  165.5 277.4 ±  66.7 278.0 ±  59.5
ANOVA interaction (diabetes-status x timepoint) p=0.01 post-hoc LSD p=0.002 post-hoc LSD p=0.9
alertness, with audio warning; median reaction time (ms) 279.0 ±  52.7 333.6 ±  120.0 279.2 ±  66.8 275.7 ±  49.9
ANOVA interaction (diabetes-status x timepoint) p=0.03 post-hoc LSD p=0.01 post-hoc LSD p=0.8
Divided attention, mean number of omissions 3.8 ±  1.8 7.0 ±  4.6 2.2 ±  2.3 3.9 ±  5.8
ANOVA main effect (timepoint) p=0.03; effect size η2 = 0.16 post-hoc LSD p=0.06 post-hoc LSD p=0.2
selective attention, mean number of errors 0.7 ±  1.3 0.5 ±  0.7 0. 5 ±  0.8 1.1 ±  2.2
no significant ANOVA-effects