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Table 1 The effect of contest experience × time-decay treatments on pre-contest hormones

From: Winner and loser effects are modulated by hormonal states

  Pre-contest F Pre-contest T Pre-contest KT Pre-contest E2
Variable df b ±SE F P b ±SE F P b ±SE F P b ±SE F P
Experience 2   1.72 0.181   0.41 0.663   0.13 0.878   1.40 0.248
Time-decay 2   2.36 0.097   0.07 0.935   0.03 0.968   1.09 0.338
Exp×Time 4   1.17 0.324   2.77 0.028*   1.24 0.294   0.70 0.591
Pre-Exp level 1 0.29 ± 0.06 22.42 <0.001* 0.61 ± 0.06 118.22 <0.001* 0.60 ± 0.05 162.31 <0.001* 0.46±0.06 57.98 <0.001*
Strain 4   3.52 0.008*   2.11 0.081   0.75 0.560   0.82 0.511
  1. Multiple linear regression modelling the importance of contest experience × time-decay treatments on pre-contest hormones, controlling for the corresponding pre-experience hormone levels and strain type (N = 270, df: numerator degree of freedom, *: P ≤ 0.05, Exp: Experience, Time: Time-decay).