Table 1

Odour ratings pre and post run

Odour ratings

pre

post

p (pre vs. post)


H2S

Intensity (1 = low, 9 = high)

7.48

7.40

.819

Valence (1 = pleasant, 5 = unpleasant)

4.40

4.20

.134

Arousal (1 = high, 5 = low)

3.84

3.76

.627


Eugenol

Intensity (1 = low, 9 = high)

7.64

7.16

.196

Valence (1 = pleasant, 5 = unpleasant)

3.04

3.24

.233

Arousal (1 = high, 5 = low)

4.32

4.20

.479


The table shows the mean odour ratings of intensity, valence and arousal for the H2S and Eugenol runs. Ratings were recorded before and after the individual runs. P-values are shown for a two-sided paired-samples t-test comparing pre- and post-run ratings.

Finkelmeyer et al. BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:131   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-11-131

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