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Table 4 Significant differences of quantitative MUP 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 FDI Duration (ms) Patients
(n = 50)
10.19 1.35 10.2 1.6 9.8/
10.58
0.000* 1.02/ 2.42
Controls
(n = 40)
8.47 1.24 8.6 2.4 7.89/
9.05
Right FDI number of Phases Patients
(n = 50)
3.56 0.57 3.4 0.8 3.39/
3.724
0.001*  
Controls
(n = 40)
3.09 0.33 3.1 0.4 2.94/
3.24
Right FDI number of Turns Patients
(n = 50)
3.13 0.71 3 0.99 2.93/
3.34
0.004*  
Controls
(n = 40)
2.65 0.4 2.6 0.68 2.47/
2.84
Left EHL Duration (ms) Patients
(n = 50)
11.53 1.53 11.7 1.7 11.09/
11.97
0.000* 0.82/ 2.45
Controls
(n = 39)
9.89 1.48 10.1 2.3 9.18/
10.61
Left EHL number of Phases Patients
(n = 50)
3.91 0.475 3.8 0.6 3.773/
4.043
0.014* 0.06/ 0.53
Controls
(n = 39)
3.61 0.31 3.5 0.5 3.46/
3.76
Left EHL number of Turns Patients
(n = 50)
3.76 0.81 3.75 1.19 3.53/
3.99
0.025*  
Controls
(n = 39)
3.32 0.59 3.1 0.56 3.03/
3.61
Left EHL Thickness Patients
(n = 50)
1.4 0.27 1.39 0.34 1.32/
1.48
0.047* 0.002/ 0.27
Controls
(n = 39)
1.27 0.18 1.27 0.19 1.18/
1.35
  1. FDI, first dorsal interosseous; EHL, extensor hallucis longus; SD, standard deviation; IQR, interquartile ratio; CI, confidence interval. * Significant P value < 0.05