Table 3

 Correlations for each single segment and for the whole spine in scoring systems of the spine of patients with AS

Berlin scoreASspiMRI-cMod. SASSSBASRI
*Significant correlation for p<0.05; †significant correlation for p = 0.01; ‡all three segments.
Cervical spine
Berlin score10.496**0.797**0.871**
ASspiMRI-c0.496**10.0110.676**
Mod. SASSS0.797**0.01110.781**
BASRI0.871**0.676**0.781**1
Thoracic spine
Berlin score10.653**0.857**
ASspiMRI-c0.653**10.326
Mod. SASSS0.857**0.3261
Lumbar spine
Berlin score10.624**0.944**0.692**
ASspiMRI-c0.624**10.513*0.646**
Mod. SASSS0.944**0.513**10.561**
BASRI0.692**0.646**0.561**1
Spine‡
Berlin score10.514**0.613**0.731**
ASspiMRI-c0.514**10.0150.663**
Mod. SASSS0.613**0.1510.525**
BASRI0.731**0.663**0.525**1