Table 3:

Mean FA and MD results in each groupa

Healthy (group 1)AD (group 2)NPH (group 3)F ValuedfP valuePost Hoc (5%)
Mean FA
    Lt. HH0.136 ± 0.0090.082 ± 0.0070.106 ± 0.011131.882.400.0001 > 3 > 2
    Lt. HB0.134 ± 0.0130.086 ± 0.0110.104 ± 0.01068.592.400.0001 > 3 > 2
    Lt. HT0.148 ± 0.0080.093 ± 0.0080.112 ± 0.011148.052.400.0001 > 3 > 2
    Rt. HH0.136 ± 0.0120.094 ± 0.0110.108 ± 0.01444.432.400.0001 > 3 > 2
    Rt. HB0.146 ± 0.0190.092 ± 0.0120.102 ± 0.00865.142.400.0001 > 3 > 2
    Rt. HT0.155 ± 0.0180.102 ± 0.0090.115 ± 0.01161.902.400.0001 > 3 > 2
Mean MD
    Lt. HH0.844 ± 0.0441.399 ± 0.1861.085 ± 0.08278.212.400.0002 > 3 > 1
    Lt. HB0.816 ± 0.0631.283 ± 0.2401.007 ± 0.06935.992.400.0002 > 3 > 1
    Lt. HT0.800 ± 0.0551.230 ± 0.1370.975 ± 0.08471.912.400.0002 > 3 > 1
    Rt. HH0.816 ± 0.0801.249 ± 0.1711.086 ± 0.11343.962.400.0002 > 3 > 1
    Rt. HB0.780 ± 0.0431.151 ± 0.1811.005 ± 0.09335.702.400.0002 > 3 > 1
    Rt. HT0.781 ± 0.0871.152 ± 0.2040.998 ± 0.10525.282.400.0002 > 3 > 1
  • a Data are expressed as mean FA and MD values ± SD. Data were analyzed using the nonparametric Kruskal-Wallis test (P value) and analysis of variance (F value, df) with post hoc analysis (Bonferroni/Dunnett T3 methods according to homogeneity of variances).