Table 4 Correlations between SI on one hand and axonal NE14 staining intensity and irregularity on the other for MS cases (n = 202 areas)

ParameterSignal intensityp Value, χ2 test
NormalMildly increasedHigh
Values are n.
SI = signal intensity.
NE14 axonal staining intensity
    Normal13175<0.0001
    Intermediately increased382839
    High121139
Axonal irregularity
    Normal1291<0.0001
    Moderately irregular433736
    Strongly irregular81046