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Table 5 Correlations of the calcaneofibular ligament’s dimensions

From: Morphometric relationships between dimensions the anterior talofibular ligament and calcaneofibular ligament in routine magnetic resonance imaging

   length thickness width fibula calcaneus volume CFL angle TCA
General
N = 251
length x - 0.19*** - 0.13*** - 0.23*** - 0.09*** 0.22*** −0.44*** 0.13***
thickness   x - 0.18*** - 0.17*** −0.08*** 0.21*** 0.26*** −0.23***
width    x 0.48*** 0.56* 0.73*** 0.33** −0.20***
fibula     x 0.56*** 0.21*** 0.21*** 0.01***
calcaneus      x 0.57*** 0.22*** −0.27***
volume       x 0.25*** −0.28***
Single fascicular
n = 76
length x - 0.51*** - 0.16*** - 0.42*** −0.02*** 0.01*** −.67*** 0.19***
thickness   x - 0.10*** 0.4*** 0.14*** 0.06*** 0.13*** 0.13***
width    x 0.51 0.57 0.51 0.42*** −0.29**
fibula     x 0.56** 0.52*** 0.29*** 0.12***
calcaneus      x 0.78*** 0.24** −0.31***
volume       x 0.16*** −0.21***
Double fascicular
n = 175
length x - 0.03*** - 0.11*** - 0.13*** - 0.12*** 0.21*** −0.22*** 0.17***
thickness   x - 0.24*** - 0.33*** −0.2*** 0.29*** 0.36*** −0.44***
width    x 0.47** 0.52* 0.47* 0.29*** −0.09***
fibula     x 0.58*** 0.13*** 0.20*** −0.10*
calcaneus      x 0.44*** 0.26*** −0.23***
volume       x 0.41*** −0.32***
  1. Abbreviations: CFL the calcaneofibular ligament, TCA the tibiocalcaneal angle. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001