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Table 5 Bivariate analysis of factors associated with the response time and number of errors

From: Arabic version of the Hayling sentence completion test: scale validation, normative data and factors associated with executive functions in a sample of the Lebanese adults

Variable Response time Number of errors
Diabetes Mellitus
 No 0.15 ± 0.98 0.23 ± 1.02
 Yes −0.42 ± 0.93 −0.06 ± 0.95
P < 0.001 0.301
Hypertension
 No 0.20 ± 0.97 0.07 ± 1.05
 Yes −0.42 ± 0.94 −0.13 ± 0.88
P < 0.001 0.039
Cardiac diseases
 No 0.08 ± 0.98 0.02 ± 1.03
 Yes −0.53 ± 1.01 − 0.15 ± 0.74
P < 0.001 0.132
Proton pump inhibitors
 No 0.06 ± 1.01 0.04 ± 1.04
 Yes −0.27 ± 0.93 −0.20 ± 0.75
P 0.024 0.039
Aspirin
 No 0.11 ± 0.97 0.05 ± 1.03
 Yes −0.58 ± 0.94 −0.26 ± 0.79
P < 0.001 0.015
Heating inside the house- wood
 No −0.004 ± 1.01 −0.18 ± 1.04
 Yes 0.007 ± 0.98 0.29 ± 0.86
P 0.796 < 0.001
Heating inside the house- Electricity
 No 0.21 ± 0.94 0.08 ± 0.94
 Yes −0.25 ± 1.01 − 0.09 ± 1.06
P < 0.001 0.111
Bakhour
 No −0.04 ± 0.98 0.16 ± 0.95
 Yes 0.06 ± 1.03 −0.25 ± 1.03
P 0.484 < 0.001
Living in a polluted area
 No 0.07 ± 0.88 −0.36 ± 1.09
 Yes −0.003 ± 1.03 0.10 ± 0.95
P 0.789 0.003
Exposed to sand and dust soil
 No −0.75 ± 0.62 −0.15 ± 1.07
 Yes − 0.16 ± 1.15 −0.05 ± 0.91
P 0.028 0.474
Factories (usines)
 No 0.003 ± 0.99 0.04 ± 0.99
 Yes −0.05 ± 1.17 −0.66 ± 0.78
P 0.692 0.002
  1. Numbers in bold indicate significant p-values
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