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Table 4 Actigraphic recordings in patients with schizophrenia and depression, compared to controls.

From: Actigraphic registration of motor activity reveals a more structured behavioural pattern in schizophrenia than in major depression

  Control Schizophrenia Depression ANOVA
Total activity (00 - 24) 286 ± 80 153 ± 61*** 187 ± 84 *** F(75,2) = 22.965, P < 0.001
Activity night (23 - 06) 89 ± 53 38 ± 32 *** 61 ± 33 F(75,2) = 10.162, P < 0.001
Interdaily stability 0.446 ± 0.113 0.526 ± 0.154 0.428 ± 0.129 F(75,2)= 3.722, P = 0.029
Intradaily variability 0.901 ± 0.168 0.742 ± 0.190 0.825 ± 0.282 F(75,2)= 3.714, P = 0.029
Relative amplitude 0.837 ± 0.118 0.801 ± 0.141 0.836 ± 0.121 F(75,2)= 0.657, P = 0.521
  1. t-test, *** p < 0.001; schizophrenia or depression compared to the control group