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Table 5 Overview of biomechanical and histological correlations

From: Viscoelasticity and histology of the human cartilage in healthy and degenerated conditions of the knee

Correlation Kendall-tau Pearson-rho
  Correlation coefficient p value Correlation coefficient p value
OARSI/IM − 0.37 6.2 × 10−7 − 0.33 6.1 × 10−10
AHO/IM − 0.30 1.3 × 10−3 − 0.30 4.2 × 10−7
OARSI/thickness − 0.26 4.0 × 10−6 − 0.11 0.013
AHO/thickness − 0.14 0.016 − 0.08 0.062