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Table 2 Nutritional status and compliance with treatment among the patients

From: Post-bariatric surgery peripheral neuropathies: Kuwaiti experience

  Mononeuropathy, n = 22 Polyneuropathy, n = 35 P
Thiamine, deficient vs non-deficient (n) 9 (41%) vs 13 (59%) 20 (57%) vs 15 (43%) 0.24*
Vitamin B12, deficient vs non-deficient (n) 7 (31.8%) vs 15 (69.2%) 15 (43%) vs 20 (57%) 0.53*
Folate, deficient vs non-deficient (n) 5 (22.7%) vs 17 (77.3%) 12 (34.2%) vs 23 (65.7%) 0.23*
Vitamin D, deficient vs non-deficient 6 (27.2%) vs 16 (72.8%) 6 (17%) vs 29 (83%) 0.27*
Compliance with treatment n Percent n Percent  
 Compliant 8 36.4 7 20.7 0.62*
 Poorly compliant 11 50.0 16 48.3
 Non-compliant 3 13.6 12 31.0
  1. *Fisher exact probability test for 2 × 2 and 2 × 3 contingency tables