Table 1

Importance of litter effects on body weight and behavioural tests
Variable Reduction in

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P-value
Locomotor activity 61% <0.001
Body weight 50% 0.003
Marbles buried 38% 0.045
Anxiety (open field) 35% 0.0504
Grooming 23% 0.116

The p-value tests whether the litter-to-litter variation was significantly greater than zero.

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is the residual (unexplained) variation.

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