Parameter | Interaction (p value) | Location (p value) | Disease (p value) |
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NS indicates not statistically significant and the star symbol (*) indicates that the p value of a single factor is ignored if the interaction is significant (p<0.05). | |||

(A) μMRI measurements
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Total thickness | <0.05 | * | * |

Relative thickness of superficial zone | NS | NS | <0.01 |

Relative depth of max T_{2} | <0.05 | * | * |

T_{2} at the superficial zone | NS | NS | NS |

“Bulk” T_{2} at ~0° | NS | NS | NS |

(b) PLM measurements
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Total thickness | <0.05 | * | * |

Relative thickness of superficial zone | NS | NS | <0.05 |

Relative depth of min retardance | NS | NS | <0.05 |

Retardance at the superficial zone | NS | NS | <0.01 |

Average orientation difference (°) | <0.01 | * | * |

(C) Mechanical indentation
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Tangent Young’s modulus | NS | NS | <0.01 |