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Table 2 Partial correlations between hormone levels and learning and memory indices (n = 10 for each group, n = 30 in total)

From: Age and cognitive status dependent differences in blood steroid and thyroid hormone concentrations in intact male rats

  T 4A AD DHT 17OHP Prog E2 B
Learning index
 Coeff. 0.326 0.267 0.398 0.409 0.173 − 0.092 0.090 − 0.043
 p 0.090 0.169 0.036 0.031 0.379 0.642 0.650 0.830
Memory index
 Coeff. − 0.168 − 0.215 − 0.272 − 0.161 − 0.199 0.205 0.207 0.332
 p 0.394 0.271 0.162 0.414 0.311 0.295 0.291 0.085
  T3 T4 TSH      
Learning index
 Coeff. 0.058 0.460 0.191      
 p 0.770 0.014 0.331      
Memory index
 Coeff. − 0.311 − 0.100 0.051      
 p 0.108 0.613 0.795      
  1. Given are the coefficients (Coeff.) and related p-values (p). Significant correlations are indicated in italics. The division into good and poor learners and the different age were addressed by appropriate control variables