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Table 4 Statistics for the comparison of saliva BDNF methylation in BPD patients before and after therapy

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 − 0.7 − 1.303 − 0.011 0.047 0.4
CpG11:27723159 − 0.6 − 1.562 0.282 0.165 n.a.
CpG11:27723143 − 1.4 − 2.542 − 0.324 0.013 0.5
CpG11:27723137 − 0.0 − 0.660 0.561 0.871 n.a.
Average − 0.7 − 1.370 − 0.019 0.044 0.4
  1. Results of paired t tests for salivary BDNF IV promoter methylation in BPD patients before (T1) and after treatment (T2) (N = 26). Results shown for individual CpG sites and for the average calculated from all sites
  2. n.a. not applicable (p value > 0.05)