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Table 2 Minimal detectable change

From: Cervical spine reposition errors after cervical flexion and extension

Joints C0/C1 C1/C2 C2/C3 C3/C4 C4/C5 C5/C6 C6/C7 Overall
MDC 0.35° 0.70° 0.70° 0.73° 1.17° 1.17° 0.58° 0.73°
SEM 0.13° 0.25° 0.25° 0.26° 0.42° 0.42° 0.21° 0.26°
  1. Minimal detectable change across joints calculated from the standard error of measurement error by 1.96 × √2 × SEM. MDC indicates minimal detectable change. SEM indicates standard error of measurement error