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Table 1 Comparison between CTS patients and controls regarding the demographic and laboratory data

From: Body mass index and vitamin D level in carpal tunnel syndrome patients

Variable CTS group
N = 50
Controls
N = 50
p value
Age (years) 42.3 ± 11.8 40.4 ± 12.9 0.14
Sex, N (%)
 Female 35 (62.2%) 30 (60%) 0.68
 Male 15 (37.8%) 20 (40%)
Body mass index (kg/m2) 31.9 ± 5.1 23.3 ± 2.3 0.003*
Serum vitamin D (ng/ml) 19.1 ± 6.2 30.4 ± 10.9 0.001*
  1. Continuous data are represented in mean ± SD; categorical data are represented in number and percentage
  2. CTS carpal tunnel syndrome
  3. *Significant