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Table 3 Averaged cortical thickness (mm) of the OFC in MDD patients and HCs

From: Regional cortical thinning of the orbitofrontal cortex in medication-naïve female patients with major depressive disorder is not associated with MAOA-uVNTR polymorphism

  Cortical thickness F P
MDD patients HCs
Left OFC 2.49 (0.14) 2.56 (0.16) 7.941 0.006*
Right OFC 2.50 (0.14) 2.63 (0.17) 17.447 <0.001*
Left medial OFC 2.43 (0.13) 2.53 (0.20) 8.117 0.006**
Left lateral OFC 2.53 (0.16) 2.58 (0.17) 3.971 0.050
Right medial OFC 2.38 (0.17) 2.57 (0.20) 21.795 <0.001**
Right lateral OFC 2.57 (0.14) 2.68 (0.19) 9.932 0.002**
  1. ANCOVA analysis with age as a covariate. All data are given as mean (standard deviation)
  2. OFC orbitofrontal cortex, MDD major depressive disorder, HCs healthy controls
  3. * Significance level was corrected for multiple comparisons using Bonferroni correction; p < 0.05/2 = 0.025
  4. ** Significance level was corrected for multiple comparisons using Bonferroni correction; p < 0.05/4 = 0.0125