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Table 2 Changes between nicotine versus placebo conditions in response to anger provocation

From: Nicotine-induced brain metabolism associated with anger provocation

Variables Placebo
Mean (SD)
Nicotine
Mean (SD)
t(19) P
Cotinine Levelsa     
Before patch 0.00 (0.00) 0.00 (0.00) N/A N/A
After patch 0.00 (0.00) 18.79 (24.20) 4.02 0.001
Region of Interestb     
Left BA 11 410.78 (66.19) 386.20 (68.04) 2.26 0.036
Right BA 11 406.76 (68.57) 381.19 (73.84) 2.60 0.018
Right BA 29 482.28 (63.03) 503.19 (65.90) 2.31 0.032
Right Rectal Gyrus 424.02 (65.31) 388.98 (92.56) 2.46 0.024
CRT     
Reaction timec 284.57 (70.78) 281.52 (77.02) 0.17 NS
Intensity of Retaliationb 5.53 (2.03) 5.59 (2.16) 0.13 NS
Length of Retaliationc 290.50 (213. 91) 319.92 (241.93) 0.82 NS
  1. a in ng/ml
  2. b in arbitrary units
  3. c in ms