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Table 2 Comparison of number of lesions based on regions among DIR, FLAIR and T2WI

From: Lesion load assessment among multiple sclerosis patient using DIR, FLAIR, and T2WI sequences

Regions DIR FLAIR T2WI Relative gain
DIR/FLAIR
Relative gain
DIR/T2WI
R2 p value
Mean
(median)
SD
(IQR)
Mean
(median)
SD
(IQR)
Mean
(median)
SD
(IQR)
Infratentorial 3.84(2)a 4.05(5) 2.31(2)c 2.78(3) 2.87(2)b 3.32(3) 66.23% 33.80% 54.265* < 0.001
Juxtacortical 5.75(4)a 5(9) 4.43(3)b 3.91(5) 4.15(3)b 3.95(7) 29.80% 38.55% 44.319* < 0.001
Subcortical 15.07(15)a 9.39(15) 12.79(13)b 7.75(11) 11.52(11)c 8.13(10) 17.83% 30.82% 67.192* < 0.001
Periventricular 10.66(8)a 7.51(12) 8.75(6)b 6.49(10) 8.32(5)c 7.08(10) 21.83% 28.13% 58.617* < 0.001
Cortical 2.35(2)a 2.72(4) 1.29(1)b 2.3(2) 0.62(0)c 1.39(1) 82.17% 279.03% 72.456* < 0.001
  1. *Significant at 0.05 level based on adjusted by the Bonferroni correction for multiple tests. Medians with different letter are significantly different