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Table 3 Effect of prenatal HPA axis activity on Infant protesting-mother negative dyadic behavior. Results of ANCOVAsa

From: Impact of prenatal stress on mother-infant dyadic behavior during the still-face paradigm

Effect IproMneg dyad
F/ (df) p Part. Eta Sq.
Cortisol decline 3.192 (126) .076 .025
Episode 0.775 (126) .380 .006
Cortisol decline x episode IA 3.949 (126) .049 .029
Cortisol AUCg 3.433 (123) .066 .027
Episode 0.540 (123) .464 .004
Cortisol AUCg x episode IA 4.736 (123) .031 .037
  1. aANCOVAs were adjusted for gender, maternal age, parity and video setting
  2. Abbreviations: Part. Eta Sq.: partial Eta-squared; df: degrees of freedom; IA: interaction; IposMpos: Infant positive-mother positive; IproMpos: Infant protesting-mother positive; IproMneg: Infant protesting-mother negative; AUCg: area under the curve with respect to ground