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Table 1 Case 1’s and average controls’ (i.e., pilots vs. nonpilots) performances in reaching and walking distance memory tests

From: Deficits in visuo-spatial but not in topographical memory during pregnancy and the postpartum state in an expert military pilot: a case report

Test Case 1 score pregnancy Case 1 score 1 year postpartum ItaF pilots nonpilots
Reaching distance memory     
CBT
Working memory 5 5 Mean = 5.8 S.D. = .42 Mean = 5.27 S.D. = .80
Pre CH: t = -1.816; p = 0.05 Pre CH: t = -0.332; p = 0.74 n.s.
Post CH: t = -1.816; p = 0.05 Post CH: t = -0.332; p = 0.74 n.s.
8-blocks sequence 76 115 Mean = 123.10 S.D. = 10.33 Mean = 123.34 S.D = 13.07
Learning Pre CH: t = -4.347; p < .001 Pre CH: t = -3.561; p < .001
Post CH: t = -0.748; p = .23 n.s. Post CH: t = -0.627; p = .27 n.s.
Delayed recall 6 8 Mean = 7.8 S.D = 0.42 Mean = 6.93 S.D = 1.91
Pre CH: t = -4.086; p < 0.01 Pre CH: t = -4.79; p = 0.32 n.s.
Post CH: t = 0.454; p = 0.33 n.s. Post CH: t = 0.551; p = 0.29 n.s.
Walking distance memory test     
WalCT
Topographical working memory 7 7 Mean = 5.7 S.D = 1.42 Mean = 5.03 S.D = 1.15
Pre CH: t = .873; p = .20 n.s. Pre CH: t = 1.68; p = .05 n.s.
Post CH: t = .873; p = .20 n.s. Post CH: t = 1.68; p = .05 n.s.
8-squares sequence 142 138 Mean = 136.8 (S.D. = 4.16) Mean = 131.31 (S.D. = 8.47)
Topographical learning Pre CH: t = 1.192; p = .13 n.s. Pre CH: t = 1.192; p = .13 n.s.
Post CH: t = -0.275; p = .40 n.s. Post CH: t = 0.77; p = .22 n.s.
Topographical delayed recall 8 8 Mean = 8 (S.D. = .05) Mean = 7.72 (S.D. = 1.03)
Pre CH: t = .00; p = .50 n.s. Pre CH: t = .267; p = .40 n.s.
Post CH: t = .00; p = .50 n.s. Post CH: t = .267; p = .40 n.s.
  1. Performances that were below the cut-off or insufficient are in bold.
  2. ItaF = Italian Air Force; CBT = Corsi Block-Tapping Test; WalCT = Walking Corsi Test; S.D. = standard deviation; CH = Crawford & Howell’s 1998 analysis; n.s. = not significant.