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Table 3 Cortisol awakening response measurement indices by morning (n = 15)

From: Assessing the daily stability of the cortisol awakening response in a controlled environment

  Morning 2 Morning 3 M2 vs M3
  Mean SD Mean SD p-value
Awakening levels (nmol/l) 8.85 4.47 6.80 3.61 0.016
AUCG
(arbitrary units)
567.50 219.04 562.35 199.78 0.878
MnInc (nmol/l) 0.58 2.58 2.97 3.20 0.034
  1. Abbreviations: AUCG : area under the curve with respect to ground, nmol/l: nanomoles per litre, MnInc: mean increase