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Table 5 Comparison of RD values (×10−4mm2s−1) of normal white matter or WMH with same Fazekas scale in different regions

From: Diffusion tensor imaging revealed different pathological processes of white matter hyperintensities

  pFL
Mean ± SD
pOL
Mean ± SD
pPL
Mean ± SD
dCO
Mean ± SD
p-value Effect Size (η2)
Normal white matter 3.63 ± 0.79 2.59 ± 0.41** 3.35 ± 0.53 2.33 ± 0.30** < 0.001 0.531
WMH of Fazekas scale 1 8.72 ± 0.64 5.86 ± 1.05** 4.66 ± 0.50** 5.31 ± 0.80** < 0.001 0.795
WMH of Fazekas scale 2 9.47 ± 0.54 5.89 ± 1.07** 5.23 ± 1.16** 5.79 ± 0.57** < 0.001 0.820
WMH of Fazekas scale 3 10.18 ± 0.72 7.33 ± 1.18** 5.88 ± 1.00** 6.52 ± 0.79** < 0.001 0.723
  1. pFL periventricular frontal lobe, pOL periventricular occipital lobe, pPL periventricular parietal lobe, dCO deep centrum ovale. There was significant difference compared with pFL, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001