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Table 4 Socio-behavioral categories (max possible scores) by group and between-group comparisons.

From: Female social and sexual interest across the menstrual cycle: the roles of pain, sleep and hormones

Behavior Time Control Group OC Group Between-Group
   Mean SD Range Mean SD Range F-value p-value
Physical Discomfort (36) Follicular 13.85 10.36 0-33 13.80 7.19 3-29 0.08 0.78
  Mid-Cycle 2.35 6.34 0-27 2.75 4.29 0-13   
  Luteal 2.90 7.85 0-33 4.00 6.16 0-20   
Exercise (hr/day) Follicular 0.83 1.23 0-4 1.60 2.43 0-8 2.09 0.16
  Mid-Cycle 0.63 0.65 0-2 0.85 0.84 0-2   
  Luteal 0.80 1.11 0-4 1.38 1.74 0-5   
Sleep Disturbance (20) Follicular 9.20 4.56 1-18 7.60 3.42 2-13 2.58 0.12
  Mid-Cycle 5.60 4.39 0-16 4.20 3.12 0-13   
  Luteal 5.75 5.07 0-19 3.60 3.02 0-9   
General Attraction (4) Follicular 1.50 1.24 0-4 2.60 1.43 0-4 18.15 <0.001
  Mid-Cycle 1.78 1.15 0-4 2.79 1.06 0-4   
  Luteal 1.31 0.96 0-3 2.68 0.92 1-4   
Social Attraction (16) Follicular 11.15 3.28 5-16 13.40 2.39 9-16 7.92 <0.01
  Mid-Cycle 11.25 3.49 2-16 13.40 1.79 8-16   
  Luteal 12.00 2.43 8-16 13.30 2.36 7-16   
Physical Attraction (12) Follicular 6.95 3.44 2-12 9.95 2.37 4-12 5.83 0.02
  Mid-Cycle 7.95 3.79 1-12 9.50 3.03 0-12   
  Luteal 7.00 4.36 0-12 9.10 3.11 0-12   
Task-oriented Attraction (12) Follicular 7.50 2.37 2-10 8.30 2.25 3-12 1.83 0.18
  Mid-Cycle 7.35 2.92 1-12 8.65 2.39 4-12   
  Luteal 7.65 2.92 1-11 8.35 2.68 3-12