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Table 3 Statistically significant correlations between clinical, radiographic, and retrieval variables for all bearing groups

From: Mid-term progressive loosening of hydroxyapatite-coated femoral stems paired with a metal-on-metal bearing

Variable Variable 2 R p value
Implantation period HA coating removal (proximal) 0.643 < 0.001
HA coating removal (distal) 0.597 < 0.001
Goldberg score 0.529 < 0.001
Radiolucency (proximal) 0.359 0.034
Radiolucency (distal) 0.351 0.039
HA removal (proximal) HA Removal (distal) 0.539 < 0.001
Goldberg score 0.586 < 0.001
Goldberg score Radiolucent lines (proximal) 0.357 0.048