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Table 1 Limits of agreement (lower LOA, upper LOA) for tests and retests of Baseline hand grip, Pinch grip, 3-Chuck grip, and the determination of vibration perception thresholds and temperature perception threshold in the total population of vibration exposed workers and referents

From: Test-retest reliability of neurophysiological tests of hand-arm vibration syndrome in vibration exposed workers and unexposed referents

Variables Lower LOA Upper LOA % of differences within LOA
Jamar, right hand (kgs) −7.68 6.96 91%
Jamar, left hand (kgs) −6.89 7.30 96%
Pinch grip, right hand (kgs) −1.35 1.06 100%
Pinch grip, left hand (kgs) −1.78 1.54 96%
3-Chuck grip, right hand (kgs) −1.88 1.79 100%
3-Chuck grip, left hand (kgs) −2.12 2.40 96%
VPT, dig 2, right hand (SI-index) −0.41 0.39 100%
VPT, dig 2, left hand (SI-index) −0.24 0.25 100%
VPT, dig 5, right hand (SI-index) −0.33 0.25 96%
VPT, dig 5, left hand (SI-index) −0.24 0.19 96%
TPTcold, dig 2, right hand (°C) −6.59 5.58 91%
TPTwarmth, dig 2, right hand (°C) −7.75 6.87 91%
TPTcold, dig 2, left hand (°C) −4.20 4.06 91%
TPTwarmth, dig 2, left hand (°C) −6.72 6.57 91%
TPTcold, dig 5, right hand (°C) −7.82 3.45 96%
TPTwarmth, dig 5, right hand (°C) −8.61 8.40 96%
TPTcold, dig 5, left hand (°C) −9.12 7.22 91%
TPTwarmth, dig 5, left hand (°C) −5.46 5.94 96%
  1. Percentage of differences within LOA = differences between basic and follow-up measurements within LOA.