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Table 3 Differences in the structural co-variance network based on the volume between patients with focal cortical dysplasia and healthy controls

From: Alterations of structural connectivity and structural co-variance network in focal cortical dysplasia

Network measures Patients with focal cortical dysplasia (N = 37) Healthy controls (N = 35)     
Mean Mean Difference CI lower CI upper p-value
Mean clustering coefficient 0.527 0.635 0.108 -0.105 0.100 0.036
Characteristic path length 1.968 1.651 -0.317 -0.323 0.286 0.051
Global efficiency 0.545 0.648 0.102 -0.083 0.092 0.026
Local efficiency 2.699 3.801 1.102 -0.893 0.894 0.019
Small-worldness index 0.984 0.984 -0.001 -0.019 0.018 0.481
Transitivity 0.791 0.954 0.163 -0.144 0.135 0.026
Radius of graph 2.539 2.632 0.093 -1.034 1.117 0.479
Diameter of graph 4.059 4.386 0.327 -1.779 1.804 0.367
Assortative coefficient -0.013 -0.014 -0.001 -0.012 0.010 0.424
Network measures Patients with frontal lobe epilepsy (N = 16) Patients with temporal lobe epilepsy (N = 15)     
Mean Mean Difference CI lower CI upper p-value
Mean clustering coefficient 0.627 0.470 -0.157 -0.173 0.171 0.081
Characteristic path length 1.656 2.175 0.518 -0.522 0.563 0.067
Global efficiency 0.646 0.520 -0.126 -0.136 0.141 0.094
Local efficiency 3.795 2.416 -1.379 -1.434 1.479 0.084
Small-worldness index 0.982 0.957 -0.025 -0.040 0.035 0.160
Transitivity 0.941 0.714 -0.227 -0.254 0.226 0.073
Radius of graph 2.343 3.128 0.784 -1.072 1.173 0.149
Diameter of graph 3.515 4.823 1.307 -2.028 2.150 0.192
Assortative coefficient -0.015 -0.037 -0.022 -0.023 0.018 0.052
  1. CI 95 % confidence interval of difference between the groups