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Table 3 Significant differences of nerve conduction findings between the two groups

From: Quantitative motor unit potential analysis and nerve conduction studies for detection of subclinical peripheral nerve dysfunction in patients with compensated liver cirrhosis

Parameter Group Mean SD Median IQR 95% CI for mean P value 95% CI for difference
Right ulnar motor latency (ms) Patients
(n = 50)
3.4 0.45 3.3 0.5 3.24/
3.49
0.0338* 0.02/ 0.48
Controls
(n = 40)
3.1 0.37 3.2 0.5 2.94/
3.29
Left ulnar motor latency (ms) Patients
(n = 50)
3.1 0.41 3.15 0.4 3.03/
3.26
0.035* 0.02/ 0.43
Controls
(n = 40)
2.9 0.35 2.85 0.6 2.76/
3.09
Left ulnar motor velocity
(m/s)
Patients
(n = 50)
56.9 7.1 56.1 8.5 54.96/
59
0.011* − 8.59/− 1.13
Controls
(n = 40)
61.8 6.9 61.2 13.5 58.57/
65.11
Right peroneal motor velocity (m/s) Patients
(n = 48)
45.3 4.8 46.6 6.2 45.56/
48.42
0.019* − 5.39/− 0.49
Controls
(n = 40)
48.2 4 48.6 8 46.61/
50.39
Left peroneal motor velocity (m/s) Patients
(n = 50)
44.7 5.6 45.6 6 44.47/
47.76
0.043* − 5.55/− 0.09
Controls
(n = 39)
47.5 3.4 49.6 7 45.69/
49.44
Right median sensory amplitude (μV) Patients
(n = 44)
21.1 9.9 19.4 13.4 18.05/
24.05
0.011* − 15.51/− 2.1
Controls
(n = 33)
29.8 11.7 25.5 18.4 22.41/
37.31
Right ulnar sensory velocity (m/s) Patients
(n = 50)
46.9 5.5 47 8.5 45.34/
48.56
0.016* − 6.39/− 0.68
Controls
(n = 40)
50.5 4.9 49.5 5.5 48.19/
52.79
Right ulnar sensory amplitude (μV) Patients
(n = 50)
18.1 10.5 15.25 11.3 15.04/
21.17
0.030*  
Controls
(n = 40)
23.5 10.3 20.45 16.8 18.69/
28.34
Left ulnar sensory latency (ms) Patients
(n = 50)
3.03 0.34 3 0.4 2.93/
3.12
0.026* 0.02/ 0.35
Controls
(n = 40)
2.8 0.22 2.8 0.3 2.74/
2.94
Left ulnar sensory velocity (m/s) Patients
(n = 50)
47.1 5.98 47 7.5 45.36/
48.76
0.013* − 6.57/− 0.81
Controls
(n = 40)
50.7 3.79 50.5 5.5 48.97/
52.53
Left ulnar sensory amplitude (μV) Patients
(n = 50)
20.8 12.41 20 14.4 17.31/
24.37
0.038*  
Controls
(n = 40)
25.3 8.67 24.2 12.3 21.21/
29.33
Left sural sensory amplitude (μV) Patients
(n = 36)
9.8 4.21 9.3 4 8.39/
11.24
0.016*  
Controls
(n = 37)
13.6 6.22 11.8 8.5 10.4/
16.8
  1. SD, standard deviation; IQR, interquartile ratio; CI, confidence interval
  2. *Significant P value < 0.05