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Table 2 Correlation analysis results

From: Characterising the biophysical properties of normal and hyperkeratotic foot skin

   Correlation: r value (significance levela)
Pairwise correlation variables Callus centre Callus edge Corn centre Corn edge Fissure centre Xerotic skin adjacent to fissure Xerotic plantar heel PMA 5th met. base
Hydration v elasticity 0.56 (0.01) 0.29 (0.05) −0.09 −0.19 0.65 (0.01) 0.65 (0.01) 0.34 (0.01) 0.13 0.25 (0.01)
Hydration v collagen organisation 0.11 −0.21 −0.25 0.54 (0.05)    −0.17 0.14 −0.11
Collagen organisation v elasticity −0.01 0.13 0.33 −0.45    −0.02 0.03 0.00
Skin surface texture and hydration −0.18 0.00 −0.30   0.15 0.08 0.19 0.09 0.00
  1. aSignificance values are quoted where appropriate