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Table 4 Pearson and Spearman correlation coefficients between self-reported instability and laxity indices

From: Self-reported knee joint instability is related to passive mechanical stiffness in medial knee osteoarthritis

Variable Pearson Spearman
  r P rho P
Valgus laxity (°) -0.17 0.148 -0.23 0.048*
Varus laxity (°) -0.19 0.104 -0.17 0.149
Total laxity (°) -0.19 0.102 -0.21 0.078
Valgus stiffness (Nm/°) 0.15 0.202 0.09 0.432
Varus stiffness (Nm/°) 0.12 0.306 0.13 0.272
Mid-range stiffness (Nm/°) 0.27 0.021* 0.26 0.026*
  1. * indicates significant correlation (P < 0.05).