Table 1

VBM correlations between obstetric adversity and grey matter density. Stereotactic coordinates are quoted within standard Talairach and Tournoux space [34].

Region

x

y

z

Cluster size (voxels)

p-value (maximal voxel)

Figures


Degree of low birth-weight (n = 90), df = 85, uncorrected t = 3.2

GMD associations

Positive correlations with GMD

None detected

Negative correlations with GMD

Right STG

50

-1

-12

6131

0.009

1(A), 3(A)

Left STG

-50

-4

-11

2640

0.031

1(B), 3(B)

Left ITG

-46

-55

-11

1497

0.040

1(C), 3(C)

Left insula

-38

-9

12

2098

0.049

1(D), 3(D)

Degree of prematurity (n = 95), df = 90, uncorrected t = 3.2

GMD associations

Positive correlations with GMD

None detected

Negative correlations with GMD

Left STG

-50

-4

-10

2416

0.007

2a, 4a

Right IFG

45

7

28

873

0.009

2b, 4b

Right STG

51

-17

-7

2216

0.026

2c, 4c

Left cerebellar hemisphere

-20

-86

-23

3189

0.036

2d, 4d


Spencer et al. BMC Medicine 2008 6:1   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-6-1

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