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Table 6 Post-hoc paired comparisons after Kruskal-Wallis analysis

From: Cross-sectional area variations of internal jugular veins during supine head rotation in multiple sclerosis patients with chronic cerebrospinal venous insufficiency: a prospective diagnostic controlled study with duplex ultrasound investigation

Hypothesis Observed Holm threshold Holm adjusted p-value
p-value value =max{6p6, 5p5, 4p4, 3p3, 2p2, p1; kpk}
k = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
H1 0.102 stop 0.102 = max (0, 0, 0.024, 0.033, 0.070, 0.102)
H2 0.035 0.05/2 = 0.025 0.070 = max (0, 0, 0.024, 0.033, 0.070)
H3 0.011 0.05/3 = 0.017 0.033^ = max (0, 0, 0.024, 0.033)
H4 0.006 0.05/4 = 0.013 0.024^ = max (0, 0, 0.024)
H5 0.000 0.05/5 = 0.010 0.000^ = max (0, 0)
H6 0.000 0.05/6 = 0.008 0.000^ = max (0)
  1. H1: Hypoplasia+VDs vs. Miopragia+VDs, H2: Miopragia+VDs vs. Hypoplasia+Miopragia+VDs.
  2. H3: Hypoplasia+VDs vs. Hypoplasia+Miopragia+VDs, H4: Hypoplasia+VDs vs. VDs, H5: Miopragia+VDs vs. VDs.
  3. H6: Hypoplasia+Miopragia+VDs vs. VDs. The hypotheses have been sorted in descending order of the observed p-values.
  4. ^: statistically significant result.