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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study participants

From: The diagnostic value of ultrasonography in carpal tunnel syndrome: a comparison between diabetic and non-diabetic patients

  Non-DM DM Control pvalue
  (n = 80) (n = 40) (n = 20)  
CTS hands n (%) 81 (50.6%) 59 (73.8%) -  
Female n (%) 48 (60%) 24 (60%) 12 (60%) 0.99
Age (y) 59.3 ± 8.6 61.6 ± 8.4 54.8 ± 9.3 0.06
Body height (cm) 157.0 ± 8.0 158.2 ± 8.0 161.4 ± 8.9 0.16
Body weight (Kg) 60.6 ± 8.7 68.8 ± 16.0 62.0 ± 9.1 0.02
Body mass index 24.6 ± 3.1 27.3 ± 5.0 23.8 ± 3.4 0.01
Circumference of the wrist (mm) 160.7 ± 10.7 168.1 ± 13.7 158.3 ± 9.8 0.03
  1. P value was calculated by one-way ANOVA analysis among the groups.