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Table 2 Degrees of anisotropy The minimum and maximum degrees of anisotropy (range), the mean values, standard deviations (SD) and the correlation coefficients (r) indicating correlation of the respective degree of anisotropy with specimen density ρ. p designates the significance probability (p-value).

From: Mechanical properties of femoral trabecular bone in dogs

  Range Mean SD r p
E x /E z 0.89–1.59 1.10 0.18 -0,93 0.000
E z /E y 0.92–1.11 1.01 0.05 -0,58 0.009
E x /E y 0.82–1.73 1.11 0.22 -0,96 0.000