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Table 1 Distribution of final diagnosis and their relation to demographic data and weight loss characteristics

From: Post-bariatric surgery peripheral neuropathies: Kuwaiti experience

Variables Mononeuropathy, N = 22 (37.5%) Polyneuropathy, N = 35 (60.4%) P*
Continuous data
 Age (years) Mean ± SD, 33 ± 9.5
Range, 22–50
Mean ± SD, 32.7 ± 7
Range, 19–52
0.90
 Amount of weight loss (kg) Mean ± SD, 48.4 ± 16.3
Range, 25–91
Mean ± SD, 48.7 ± 16.0
Range, 25–93
0.91
 Time to maximal weight loss (months) Mean ± SD, 20.2 ± 16.5
Range, 6–60
Mean ± SD, 14.0 ± 9.2
Range, 4–36
0.09
 Time to disease onset (months) Mean ± SD, 25.8 ± 20.1
Range, 3–25
Mean ± SD, 23.4 ± 15.3
Range, 4–52
0.64
Non-parametric data
 Gender, female N = 22
Percent = 54.5%
N = 35
Percent = 57.7%
1.0
 Postoperative complications N = 22
Yes = 2
Percent = 9.1%
N = 35
Yes = 5
Percent = 14.2%
0.6
 Prolonged vomiting N = 22
Yes = 3
Percent = 13.5%
N = 35
Yes = 11
Percent = 31.0%
0.2
  1. A single patient with lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy is not included in this table
  2. *ANOVA for means for continuous variables; Fisher contingency tables for non-parametric