Table 5

- The differences between mean smell subtest (threshold test) scores of 2 age groups.

Age groupChildren (7-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Middle-aged adults (41-60 years)Older adults (61-80 years)
Adolescents (13-17 years)-2.590 (p<0.001)   
Young adults (18-40 years)-0.954 (p<0.05)1.636 (p<0.001)  
Middle-aged adults (41-60 years)-0.785 (p<0.05)1.806 (p<0.001)0.169 (p=0.665) 
Older adults (61-80 years)0.035 (p=0.929)2.625 (p<0.001)0.989 (p<0.05)0.819 (p<0.05)
  • The differences between mean scores of 2 age groups (group in a column - group in a row) and the post-hoc test: Bonferroni correction significance level (p<0.001; p<0.05)