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Table 2 Effect of sex and session on inactive lever presses

From: Shortening time for access to alcohol drives up front-loading behavior, bringing consumption in male rats to the level of females

Operant parameters Inactive lever (presses/minute)
Mean (± SEM)
MM ANOVA: sex × session
  Session Males Females Effect p-value F Df
30-min FR1 sessions Early 0.1900 (0.04) 0.1442 (0.03) Sex 0.9228 0.01 1, 14
Late 0.1450 (0.04) 0.1825 (0.03) Session 0.9043 0.01
    Sex × session 0.1483 2.34
30-min FR3 sessions Early 0.0792 (0.03) 0.0842 (0.02) Sex 0.2596 1.38 1, 14
Late 0.0825 (0.02) 0.1625 (0.04) Session 0.0558 4.35
    Sex × session 0.0761 3.67
15-min FR3 sessions Early 0.1463 (0.07) 0.1218 (0.02) Sex 0.6515 0.21 1, 14
Late 0.2199 (0.07) 0.1783 (0.02) Session 0.0097# 8.96
    Sex × session 0.6989 0.16
  1. MM-ANOVA  repeated measures analysis of variance
  2. #p < 0.05