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Table 2 Relation of carpal tunnel syndrome severity (according to electrophysiological staging) and body mass index as well as vitamin D levels

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

Electrophysiological severity of CTS patients BMI Vitamin D levels
Mild 17 (34%) 27.25 ± 4.3 24.3 ± 7.2
Moderate 19 (38%) 28.43 ± 5.1 20.5 ± 6.8
Severe 14 (28%) 32.74 ± 5.4* 12.6 ± 4.5*
p value 0.03 0.01
  1. Quantitative data are represented in mean ± SD
  2. CTS carpal tunnel syndrome, BMI body mass index
  3. *Significant