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Table 1 General characteristics of the subjects

From: Antioxidant activity of linalool in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome

Characteristics non-CTS Control n (%) non-CTS Linalool n (%) CTS Control n (%) CTS Linalool n (%) P-valuea
Age (years)      0.570
 41–50 1 (16.7) 1 (7.1) 1 (16.7) 1 (9.1)  
 51–60 1 (16.7) 5 (35.7) 2 (33.3) 6 (54.5)  
 61–70 4 (66.7) 8 (57.1) 2 (33.3) 3 (27.3)  
  ≥ 71 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (16.7) 1 (9.1)  
Gender
 Male 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Female 6 (100) 14 (100) 6 (100) 11 (100)  
Marriage      0.324
 Yes 6 (100) 14 (100) 5 (83.3) 11 (100)  
 No 0 (100) 0 (0) 1 (16.2) 0 (0)  
Occupation      0.138
 Housewife 6 (100) 9 (64.3) 4 (66.7) 8 (72.7)  
 Other 0 (0) 5 (35.7) 2 (33.4) 3 (27)  
BMI (kg/m2)      0.465
  < 18.5 1 (16.7) 6 (42.9) 1 (16.7) 5 (45.5)  
 18.5 ~ 23.0 4 (66.7) 8 (57.1) 5 (83.3) 5 (45.5)  
  > 23.0 1 (16.7) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (9.1)  
Menopause      0.053
 Yes 5 (83.3) 14 (100) 5 (83.3) 7 (63.6)  
 No 1 (16.7) 0 (0) 1 (16.7) 4 (36.4)  
Analgesics
 Yes 0 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 No 6 (100) 14 (100) 6 (100) 11 (100)  
Antihypertensive drug      0.250
 Yes 3 (50) 3 (21.4) 0 (0) 2 (18.2)  
 No 3 (30) 11 (78.6) 6 (100) 9 (81.8)  
  1. aBy Fisher’s exact test. CTS, carpal tunnel syndrome
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