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Table 2 Comparison of network characteristics between men and women groups

From: Alterations of neural network organization during REM sleep in women: implication for sex differences in vulnerability to mood disorders

 Median (P25–P75)
Men group (N = 28)
Median (P25–P75)
Women group (N = 16)
P value
Wakefulness—Time domain
 SWC− 0.002 (− 0.005–0.014)0.010 (0.002–0.035)0.060
Wakefulness - Frequency domain
 SWC—power bands β− 0.002 (− 0.004–0.004)− 0.001 (− 0.010–0.038)0.558
 SWC—power bands σ− 0.006 (− 0.011–0.008)− 0.002 (− 0.013–0.036)0.591
 SWC—power bands α− 0.005 (− 0.011–0.010)− 0.005 (− 0.020–0.043)0.961
 SWC—power bands θ− 0.004 (− 0.010–0.012)0.008 (− 0.009–0.033)0.196
 SWC—power bands δ− 0.004 (− 0.011–0.011)− 0.003 (− 0.014–0.033)0.661
REM—time domain
 SWC0.054 (0.035–0.091)0.094 (0.060–0.147)0.007
REM—frequency domain
 SWC—power bands β0.075 (0.042–0.110)0.122 (0.083–0.174)0.006
 SWC—power bands σ0.068 (0.031–0.110)0.120 (0.084–0.156)0.005
 SWC—power bands α0.076 (0.042–0.109)0.133 (0.077–0.172)0.011
 SWC—power bands θ0.065 (0.032–0.120)0.115 (0.075–0.173)0.006
 SWC—power bands δ0.068 (0.049–0.103)0.124 (0.082–0.172)0.007
Stage 3—time domain
 SWC0.009 (0.0004–0.033)0.036 (0.007–0.061)0.242
Stage 3—frequency domain
 SWC—power bands β0.013 (− 0.001–0.043)0.042 (0.001–0.064)0.341
 SWC—power bands σ0.011 (− 0.003–0.046)0.028 (− 0.006–0.065)0.733
 SWC—power bands α0.002 (− 0.004–0.028)0.018 (− 0.007–0.061)0.526
 SWC—power bands θ0.011 (− 0.007–0.035)0.038 (− 0.003–0.071)0.575
 SWC—power bands δ0.013 (− 0.004–0.061)0.047 (0.010–0.071)0.150
Stage 4—time domain
 SWC0.006 (− 0.003–0.034)0.022 (− 0.004–0.044)0.714
Stage 4—frequency domain
 SWC—power bands β0.003 (− 0.007–0.039)0.015 (− 0.009–0.045)0.714
 SWC—power bands σ0.005 (− 0.006–0.042)0.019 (− 0.009–0.052)0.678
 SWC—power bands α0.004 (− 0.006–0.044)0.012 (− 0.009–0.050)0.788
 SWC—power bands θ− 0.001 (− 0.007–0.028)0.012 (− 0.013–0.039)0.845
 SWC—power bands δ0.002 (− 0.005–0.036)0.020 (− 0.010–0.047)0.558
  1. REM rapid eye movement sleep, SWC small world coefficient