Table 2: Profile of mood states (POMSs) for 25 near exposed compared to 22 distant exposed in Paulding, Ohio, and 58 unexposed Tennessee subjects (compared as means of percent predicted values, by analysis of variance, ANOVA).

POMSA: 22 distant exposed
mean ± sd
B: 25 near distant exposed
mean ± sd
A versus B
𝑃 values
C: 58 TN unexposed
mean ± sd
A versus C
𝑃 values

Score* 5 . 6 ± 1 8 . 6 5 3 . 1 ± 4 5 . 5 .0001 2 2 . 1 ± 2 5 . 0 .0001
 Range 2 8 t o 4 6 1 1 t o 1 6 4 5 t o 1 3 0
 Tension 7 . 2 ± 4 . 0 1 4 . 9 ± 7 . 7 .0001 8 . 9 ± 4 . 6 .0001
 Depression 4 . 1 ± 4 . 1 1 4 . 7 ± 1 2 . 1 .0003 7 . 9 ± 7 . 1 .002
 Anger 4 . 8 ± 4 . 5 1 5 . 4 ± 1 1 . 9 .0003 7 . 7 ± 6 . 5 .0003
 Vigor 1 9 . 8 ± 7 . 0 1 4 . 7 ± 7 . 2 .018 1 7 . 0 ± 6 . 2 .137
 Fatigue 5 . 5 ± 3 . 4 1 2 . 2 ± 7 . 6 .0004 8 . 3 ± 5 . 6 .01
 Confusion 3 . 8 ± 2 . 5 1 0 . 6 ± 5 . 8 .0001 6 . 4 ± 3 . 7 .0001

* Vigor subtracts from the sum of affective states, so can be minus 28.