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Table 3 The correlation between variables in each group

From: Comparison between anterior segmental osteotomy versus conventional orthodontic treatment in root resorption: a radiographic study using cone-beam computed tomography

Significance/correlation coefficient Δ Root resorption (mm) Δ Root resorption (%) Δ Angle (°) Δ AP position (mm) Δ Duration (months)
Group A (Pearson’s correlation)
 ΔRoot resorption (mm) .000** .918 .905 .630
1 .980b − .030 − .035 − .141
 ΔRoot resorption (%) .000** .987 .899 .584
.980b 1 − .005 − .038 − .160
 ΔAngle (°) .918 .987 .002** .024*
− .030 − .005 1 .756b − .596a
 ΔAP position (mm) .905 .899 .002** .016*
− .035 − .038 .756b 1 − .627b
 ΔDuration (months) .630 .584 .024* .016*
− .141 − .160 − .596a − .627b 1
Group B (Spearman’s correlation)
 ΔRoot resorption (mm) .000** .313 .498 .024*
1 .963b .280 .190 .577a
 ΔRoot resorption (%) .000 .248 .697 .063
.963b 1 .318 .110 .491
 ΔAngle (°) .313 .248 .009** .680
.280 .318 1 .646b .116
 ΔAP position (mm) .498 .697 .009** .414
.190 .110 .646b 1 .228
 ΔDuration (months) .024* .063 .680 .414
.577 .491 .116 .228 1
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01
  2. Mild correlation
  3. aModerate correlation
  4. bHigh correlation