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Table 2 Statistics for the comparison of saliva BDNF methylation in BPD patients and healthy controls

From: Increased BDNF methylation in saliva, but not blood, of patients with borderline personality disorder

CpG site Mean difference CI lower CI upper p value Cohen’s d
CpG11:27723161 − 2.6 − 3.181 − 2.047 3.966 × 10−14 2.1
CpG11:27723159 − 3.5 − 4.392 − 2.556 6.637 × 10−10 1.7
CpG11:27723143 − 2.9 − 3.725 − 2.064 9.387 × 10−9 0.9
CpG11:27723137 − 1.5 − 1.922 − 1.007 1.110 × 10−8 1.5
Average − 2.6 − 3.163 − 2.061 1.255 × 10−14 2.1
  1. Results of independent t test for salivary BDNF IV promoter methylation in BPD patients (T1) and healthy controls. Results shown for individual CpG sites and average calculated from all sites