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Table 3 Mean values of the Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (9CANTAB) computer tests and paper format tests

From: Cognitive and autonomic dysfunction measures in normal controls, white coat and borderline hypertension

  Normal BP (N = 20) WCH (N = 19) Borderline HTN (N =30) Post-hoc pvalue
CANTAB computer tests
PALT ± SD 5 ± 5 15 ± 8 12 ± 8 0.069
SRMT ± SD 89 ± 6 71 ± 12 80 ±10 0.004
RT 11 ± SD 335 ± 54 393 ± 50 401 ±70 0.003
SSPT ± SD 7 ± 1 4 ± 2 3 ±3 0.060
SWMT ± SD 19 ± 12 36 ± 16 33 ±18 0.030
Paper format tests
AH 4 ± SD 37 ± 13 30 ± 14 37 ±8 0.004
PASAT ± SD 44 ± 9 37 ± 13 42 ±11 0.003
SAI ± SD 29 ± 3 38 ± 10 36 ±8 0.006
  1. BP; blood pressure, WCH; white coat hypertension, HTN; hypertension, CANTAB9; Nine Cambridge Neuropsychological Test Automated Battery (CANTAB) computer tests (9), PALT; paired associates learning task, SRMT; spatial recognition and memory task, RT11; reaction time, SSPT; spatial span test, SWMT; spatial working memory, AH4; Alice Heim 4, PASAT; paced auditory serial addition test, SAI; state anxiety inventory.