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Table 3 Diagnostic performance of DTI indices at lesion level versus T2WI detected myelopathy, analyzed as area under the curve (95% CI)

From: The value of quantitative diffusion tensor imaging indices of spinal cord disorders

  AUC 95% CI SE p value*
FA 0.642 0.512–0.801 0.081 = 0.041
ADC 0.512 0.351–0.674 0.083 = 0.468
RA 0.647 0.521–0.826 0.081 = 0.037
VR 0.640 0.519–0.892 0.081 = 0.047
E1 0.564 0.404–0.742 0.082 = 0.261
E2 0.447 0.282–0.613 0.085 = 0.546
E3 0.479 0.316–0.641 0.083 = 0.406
  1. AUC, area under the curve; SE  standard error,  CI  confidence interval
  2. *Null hypothesis: true area = 0.5