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Table 3 Relationship between the MFI and the GCS

From: A novel MRI index for paraspinal muscle fatty infiltration: reliability and relation to pain and disability in lumbar spinal stenosis: results from a multicentre study

GCS grade Mean MFI 95% CI
0 0.61 0.54, 0.68
1 0.42 0.39, 0.44
2 0.35 0.32, 0.37
3 0.30 0.26, 0.34
4 0.29 0.23, 0.35
  1. CI Confidence interval, GCS Goutallier classification system, MFI Muscle fat index