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Table 3 Frequency of retreat per hour and indices of dominance of UE- and SE-daughters during the social encounter week

From: Does the early social environment prepare individuals for the future? A match-mismatch experiment in female wild cavies

Group retreat/h index of dominance
UE-daughters SE-daughters UE-daughters SE-daughters
1 4.17 36.67 0.90 0.10
2 24 1.5 0.06 0.94
3 8.67 32.5 0.79 0.21
4 35.83 1.67 0.04 0.96
5 8.33 48.33 0.85 0.15
6 3.83 20.67 0.84 0.16
7 59 14.17 0.19 0.81
8 19 16.67 0.47 0.53
9 16.5 4.33 0.21 0.79
10 5.33 21.17 0.80 0.20
11 7.67 46.5 0.86 0.14
  1. Rank indices range from 0 to 1. The higher the index, the higher ranked the subject. Spontaneous behavior was merged from recorded videos on the first, second, fourth and last day of the social encounter week. UE-daughters: daughters whose mothers had lived in an unstable social environment during pregnancy and lactation; SE-daughters: daughters whose mothers had lived in a stable social environment during pregnancy and lactation. Data are given as original values. Indices of dominant subjects are shown in bold. Statistics: Wilcoxon signed-rank test, n.s. NUE-daughters = NSE-daughters = 11