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Table 3 Correlation between the thickness of the trapezius and muscle elasticity

From: Measurements of the trapezius and erector spinae muscles using virtual touch imaging quantification ultrasound-Elastography: a cross section study

N = 278 Left trapezius Right trapezius Left erector spinae Right erector spinae
Thickness left trapezius Correlation coefficient r 0.10468 0.11260 0.25657 0.18751
p-value 0.0826 0.0617 <.0001* 0.0018*
Thickness right trapezius Correlation coefficient r 0.04784 0.14225 0.26859 0.16656
p-value 0.4286 0.0180* <.0001* 0.0055*
  1. * = significant