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Table 1 Segmental association between CPH and DJD

From: Segment-specific association between cervical pillar hyperplasia (CPH) and degenerative joint disease (DJD)

C3 Pillars
  C1–2 C2–3 IVD C2–3 Facet C3–4 IVD C3–4 Facet Sample size
All ages .05 (p = .467) .06 (p = .371) .10 (p = .135) .01 (p = .927) .04 (p = .539) 240
40–44 N/A N/A .05 (p = .736) .05 (p = .736) .12 (p = .426) 40
45–49 .09 (p = .583) .25 (p = .100) .30 (p = .047) .02 (p = .875) .00 (p = 1.00) 40
50–54 .18 (p = .257) N/A .08 (p = .588) .18 (p = .257) .02 (p = .886) 40
55–59 .12 (p = .426) .09 (p = .583) .24 (p = .118) .17 (p = .271) .04 (p = .802) 40
60–64 .06 (p = .679) .04 (p = .816) .03 (p = .826) .09 (p = .583) .17 (p = .261) 40
65–69 .16 (p = .315) .05 (p = .738) .01 (p = .962) .01 (p = .926) .20 (p = .206) 40
C4 Pillars
  C3–4 IVD C3–4 Facet C4–5 IVD C4–5 Facet Sample size  
All ages .07 (p = .252) .06 (p = .338) .16 (p = .012) .09 (p = .164) 240  
40–44 .39 (p = .007) .08 (p = .588) .04 (p = .782) .05 (p = .738) 40  
45–49 .33 (p = .028) .30 (p = .043) .09 (p = .559) .07 (p = .641) 40  
50–54 .35 (p = .020) .07 (p = .672) .44 (p = .002) .13 (p = .389) 40  
55–59 .17 (p = .271) .27 (p = .079) .15 (p = .329) .27 (p = .079) 40  
60–64 .12 (p = .426) .39 (p = .006) .23 (p = .132) .09 (p = .586) 40  
65–69 .10 (p = .507) .10 (p = .519) .02 (p = .916) .03 (p = .832) 40  
C5 Pillars
  C4–5 IVD C4–5 Facet C5–6 IVD C5–6 Facet Sample size  
All ages .16 (p = .009) .04 (p = .499) .21 (p = .001) .03 (p = .594) 240  
40–44 .09 (p = .580) .21 (p = .165) .37 (p = .012) .02 (p = .904) 40  
45–49 .09 (p = .559) .10 (p = .519) .17 (p = .273) .01 (p = .941) 40  
50–54 .30 (p = .047) .06 (p = .723) .26 (p = .091) .06 (p = .705) 40  
55–59 .16 (p = .292) .17 (p = .279) .32 (p = .030) .08 (p = .604) 40  
60–64 .36 (p = .014) .23 (p = .140) .17 (p = .271) .01 (p = .949) 40  
65–69 .10 (p = .516) .05 (p = .726) .02 (p = .874) .15 (p = .324) 40  
C6 Pillars
  C5–6 IVD C5–6 Facet C6–7 IVD C6–7 Facet Sample size  
All ages .14 (p = .024) .12 (p = .058) .13 (p = .070) .04 (p = .536) 240  
40–44 .05 (p = .751) .07 (p = .633) .11 (p = .490) .16 (p = .311) 40  
45–49 .00 (p = 1.00) .11 (p = .490) .22 (p = .144) .16 (p = .292) 40  
50–54 .16 (p = .311) .06 (p = .705) .05 (p = .751) .12 (p = .429) 40  
55–59 .39 (p = .008) .29 (p = .056) .10 (p = .507) .22 (p = .144) 40  
60–64 .00 (p = 1.00) .10 (p = .525) .10 (p = .507) .11 (p = .490) 40  
65–69 .35 (p = .018) .10 (p = .525) .29 (p = .058) .15 (p = .342) 40  
  1. *IVD = Intervertebral Disc †Bold Type = statistically significant correlation coefficients