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Table 4 Correlation analysis of Young’s modulus and structural parameters in Micro-CT

From: Comparison of microstructural and mechanical properties of trabeculae in femoral head from osteoporosis patients with and without cartilage lesions: a case–control study

Young’s modulus PINP β-CTX GAG content BMD BV/TV Tb.Th Tb.Sp Tb.N SMI Conn.Dn
Group 1 r 0.048 −0.01 0.473* 0.898** 0.750** 0.421 −0.454 0.688** −0.516* −0.019
(N = 18) P 0.85 0.968 0.047 0.001 0.001 0.082 0.058 0.002 0.028 0.94
Group 2 r −0.006 −0.315 0.785** 0.877** 0.707** 0.497* −0.535* 0.797** −0.405 −0.33
(N = 18) P 0.982 0.203 0.001 0.001 0.001 0.036 0.022 0.001 0.095 0.181
  1. Group 1: OP control group, Group 2: OP with Cartilage lesions. *P <0.05, **P < 0.001, Nonparametric correlation was used for the analysis between Young’s modulus and SMI.