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Table 2 Olfactory behavior test

From: Olfactory impairment in patients with primary Sjogren’s syndrome and its correlation with organ involvement and immunological abnormalities

  pSS patients Controls P value
n = 52 n = 52
Olfactory threshold 8.89 ± 3.79 10.97 ± 2.42 0.001
Odor identification test 19.13 ± 5.27 23.84 ± 2.45 0.001
Task A (10 odors) 6.76 ± 1.93 8.41 ± 1.12 0.001
Task B (20 odors) 12.36 ± 3.71 15.44 ± 1.87 0.001
Odor memory test 12.88 ± 3.54 15.67 ± 2.20 0.001
Old 10 odors 6.05 ± 2.26 7.73 ± 1.45 0.001
New 10 odors 6.38 ± 2.32 7.94 ± 1.52 0.001
Total TIM scores 40.91 ± 9.82 50.49 ± 5.35 0.001
  1. Results are expressed as mean ± SD. TIM threshold + identification + memory