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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants in the CTS and control groups

From: Assessment of grip-motion characteristics in carpal tunnel syndrome patients using a novel finger grip dynamometer system

  Control group (N = 52) CTS group (N = 51)
Pre-operation = 40
Post-operation = 11
p value
Sex    0.288*
 Male 19 13
 Female 33 38
Age 70 (58–79) 73 (61–78.3) 0.35**
Bland classification   Grade 0, 1
Grade 1, 7
Grade 2, 3
Grade 3, 17
Grade 4, 0
Grade 5, 14
Grade 6, 9
 
CTSI-SS 22 (16–25)
CTSI-FS 37.0 (27.5–37.5)
DASH 37.1 (22.0–41.2)
  1. Data are presented as median (IQR). Statistical significance was determined by the Fisher exact test and Mann-Whitney U test.
  2. IQR interquartile range, CTS carpal tunnel syndrome,
  3. CTSI-SS Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand version of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Instrument Symptom Severity Scale, CTSI-FS Japanese Society for Surgery of the Hand version of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Instrument Functional Condition Scale, DASH Disabilities of the Arm Shoulder and Hand, BMI body mass index
  4. *Fisher’s exact test
  5. **Mann-Whitney U tests