Parameter Controls   Patients
Gender (female/male) 8/5   5/5
Depression score 7   24*
Stimulus rating (VAS, range 0 neutral – 10 highly affective):      
Beep tones 1.6   2.0
Chimes 8.8   7.1*
Neutral words 5.1   5.2
Affective words 8.0   6.6
*p < 0.05 vs. controls
Table 3: Depression score and stimulus rating of healthy controls and tinnitus patients.