Table 7Empirical correlations between η̂’s and ξ̂’s in the example

η̂1η̂2η̂*ξ̂1ξ̂2ξ̂*
η̂110.220.570.410.150.31
η̂210.890.230.46 [0.16]*0.10
η̂*10.390.450.26
ξ̂110.740.93
ξ̂210.79
ξ̂*1
*

0.46 for the 11 paired studies; 0.16 for all 30 studies of shortened femur.

Note: Figure 2 shows scatterplots between η̂1, η̂2, ξ̂1 and ξ̂2.

Subscript 1 refers to shortened humerus and subscript 2 to shortened femur. Subscript * refers to JTPR or JFPR.

From: Analysis of the Example

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