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Table 4 Means compassion using t test, Wilcoxon test and Bayes factors

From: Pseudoscientific beliefs and psychopathological risks increase after COVID-19 social quarantine

Scales t test
(p values)
Wilcoxon
(p values)
BFa10
(% error)
P(H1| D) Cohen’s db
Pseudoscientific beliefs − 14.172
p < 0.001
345.5
p < 0.001
3.357e+ 27 ≈ 36.125
(0)
0.97306* − 1.074
Visual and auditory perception −3.014
p = 0.003
4503.5
p = 0.118
6.603
(2.524%)
0.86847 −0.228
Touch perception −14.382
p < 0.001
360.5
p < 0.001
1.324e+ 28 ≈ 31.6
(0)
0.96933* −1.090
Olfactory perception −17.382
p < 0.001
85.7
p < 0.001
2.865e+ 36 ≈ 43.788
(0)
0.97767* −0.986
Taste perception −13.982
p < 0.001
157.5
p < 0.001
9.861e+ 26 ≈ 52.805
(0)
0.98141* −1.060
Cenesthetic perception −16.596
p < 0.001
67
p < 0.001
2.006e+ 34 ≈ 39.453
(0)
0.97528* −1.258
Paranoid experience −24.435
p < 0.001
179.5
p < 0.001
2.867e+ 54 ≈ 61.793
(0)
0.98407* −1.852
Positive dimension −23.022
p < 0.001
0
p < 0.001
1.152e+ 51 ≈ 54.131
(0)
0.98186* −1.745
Negative dimension 0.666
p = 0.507
6438.5
p = 0.678
0.105
(0)
0.09502 0.05
Depressive dimension −22.736
p < 0.001
50
p < 0.001
2.289e+ 50 ≈ 56.222
(0)
0.98252* −1.724
  1. aBF10 is Bayes Factor
  2. bCohen’s d was applied according t tests
  3. *Evidence in favor of the alternative hypothesis (BFs > 10)