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Table 3 Pairwise comparison of ADC histogram parameters at each individual T and N level

From: Whole-lesion apparent diffusion coefficient histogram analysis: significance in T and N staging of gastric cancers

Parameters T1 vs T2 T1 vs T3 T1 vs T4 T2 vs T3 T2 vs T4 T3 vs T4 N0 vs N1 N0 vs N2 N0 vs N3 N1 vs N2 N1 vs N3 N2 vs N3
ADCmean 0.821 0.021* < 0.001* 0.097 0.001* 0.107 0.035* 0.112 0.001* 0.478 0.822 0.110
ADCmin 0.314 0.015* 0.017* 0.369 0.436 0.960 0.068 0.674 0.001* 0.332 0.211 0.024*
ADCmax 0.872 0.385 0.267 0.264 0.245 0.579 0.412 0.159 0.054 0.652 0.866 0.714
ADC5% 0.314 0.007* < 0.001* 0.369 0.121 0.257 0.035* 0.012* 0.001* 0.519 0.844 0.429
ADC10% 0.456 0.007* < 0.001* 0.102 0.014* 0.171 0.016* 0.014* 0.001* 0.243 1.000 0.445
ADC25% 0.722 0.010* < 0.001* 0.063 0.001* 0.088 0.016* 0.055 0.001* 0.365 0.955 0.163
ADC50% 0.974 0.019* < 0.001* 0.059 0.001* 0.053 0.024* 0.146 0.001* 0.438 0.866 0.081
ADC75% 1.000 0.039* < 0.001* 0.092 0.001* 0.118 0.035* 0.387 0.002* 0.332 0.672 0.104
ADC90% 0.456 0.035* 0.001* 0.138 0.010* 0.290 0.028* 0.438 0.004* 0.270 0.955 0.172
  1. ADC apparent diffusion coefficient; *: P < 0.05 with Mann-Whitney U test
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