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Table 3 The open field test within weeks for different groups

From: Intra-iliac bone marrow injection as a novel alternative to intra-tibial inoculation in rat model

Time Parameter Injection group P-value
Control Intra-tibial Intra-iliac
First week Freezing/sec. 6.00 ± 1.1b 28.55± 12.14ab 41.66 ± 13.7a 0.037
Peripheral activity 19.66 ± 4.11a 16.29 ± 4.37 a 12.22 ± 2.04a 0.36
Central activity 1.14 ± 0.41a 0.22 ± 0.15b 0.0 ± 0.0b 0.01
Rearing 2.44 ± 0.61a 1.63 ± 0.46a 1.62 ± 0.34a 0.25
Grooming 2.22 ±0.56a 2.03 ± 0.46a 1.55 ± 0.31a 0.37
Defecation 0.92 ± 0.18a 1.4 ± 0.37a 1.7 ± 0.57a 0.47
Urination/Nu. 0.33 ± 0.07a 0.25 ± 0.07a 0.46 ± 0.14a 0.6
Second week Freezing/sec. 19.0± 14.43a 14.58 ± 3.35b 18.08 ± 9.64a 0.05
Peripheral activity 14.41± 2.43b 13.5 ± 2.97b 23.08 ± 4.77a 0.01
Central activity 0.08 ± 0.08a 0.0 ± 0.0a 0.0 ± 0.0a 0.48
Rearing 0.91 ± 0.39 b 1.16 ± 0.35b 3.5 ± 1.32a 0.043
Grooming 0.83 ± 0.16a 1.17 ± 0.21a 1.0 ± 0.34a 0.53
Defecation 2.08 ± 0.35a 3.08 ± 0.57a 1.83 ± 0.53a 0.16
Urination/Nu. 0.0 ± 0.0a 0.08 ± 0.08a 0.08 ± 0.08a 0.64
Third week Freezing/sec. 2.66 ± 0.33c 7.33 ± 4.58a 4.0 ± 0.86b 0.04
Peripheral activity 12.66 ± 2.9a 8.66 ± 2.12b 9.67 ± 2.02b 0.02
Central activity 0.66 ± 0.6a 0.0 ± 0.0a 0.0 ± 0.0a 0.44
Rearing 0.0 ± 0.0a 0.17 ± 0.17a 0.0 ± 0.0a 0.44
Grooming 2.00 ± 0.57a 0.0 ± 0.0b 0.0 ± 0.0b 0.02
Defecation 2.66 ± 1.76a 2.83 ± 1.58a 2.67 ± 0.72a 0.99
Urination/Nu. 0.0 ± 0.0a 0.5 ± 0.28a 0.16 ± 0.016a 0.28
  1. Result expressed as mean ± standard error. Values bearing different superscripts indicate significance between the groups. The least significant difference (LSD) was used for significance among groups at the significance level (< 0.05)