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Table 3 Accelerometer Behavioral Data in Band and Surgically Castrated Animals

From: Efficacy of oral meloxicam suspension for prevention of pain and inflammation following band and surgical castration in calves

Study Day Variable Treatment Band Castrated Surgical Castrated
Mean SE P Value Mean SE P Value
Day -1 To Day 0 (pre-castration) Motion Index Meloxicam 6563 431.2 0.6783 5066 236.6 0.0771
Control 6835 391.9 4510 200.2
% Time Lying Meloxicam 62.2 1.1 0.6482 68.2 0.88 0.9131
Control 61.4 1.6 67.9 0.95
Number of Steps Meloxicam 1728 72.5 0.0537 1397 91.8 0.3051
Control 2006 101.7 1197 54.3
Lying Bouts Meloxicam 35 3.3 0.4303 23.21 1.5 0.5698
Control 39 3.9 24.07 1.6
Day 0 To Day 1 Motion Index Meloxicam 6041 311.6 0.0144 5786 369.9 0.0001
Control 4778 320.3 3836 218.8
% Time Lying Meloxicam 62.5 1.1 0.0079 59.7 1.9 0.4450
Control 68.1 1.5 60.4 1.2
Number of Steps Meloxicam 1630 66.1 0.0340 1650 65.0 0.0028
Control 1321 106.1 1293 68.4
Lying Bouts Meloxicam 40.5 3.1 0.0095 24.0 1.6 0.1967
Control 56.5 4.2 20.9 1.5
Day 1 to Day 2 Motion Index Meloxicam 4255 216.0 0.0003 6639 910.9 0.0011
Control 3001 189.2 4114 212.6
% Time Lying Meloxicam 62.4 1.4 0.4068 61.4 0.86 0.0154
Control 64.5 1.4 58.9 0.66
Number of Steps Meloxicam 1229 59.9 0.0055 1778 91.8 0.0424
Control 953 75.5 1497 76.5
Lying Bouts Meloxicam 29.7 3.2 0.0045 32.1 3.88 0.6940
Control 51.7 5.3 33.07 2.53
Day 2 To Day 3 Motion Index Meloxicam 5030 379.2 0.0465 4985 382.9 0.0043
Control 3769 314.4 3748 174.2
% Time Lying Meloxicam 60.7 1.3 0.0815 61.34 1.0 0.6468
Control 63.9 1.4 60.4 1.0
Number of Steps Meloxicam 1639 71.9 0.0238 1666 81.6 0.0121
Control 1351 83.0 1429 66.1
Lying Bouts Meloxicam 45.1 8.9 0.0361 36.7 3.7 0.9652
Control 72.9 12.6 36.3 2.7