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Table 1 Characteristics of patients, in total and sub-divided based on severity according to Padua

From: Vibration thresholds in carpal tunnel syndrome assessed by multiple frequency vibrometry: a case-control study

CTS grade Mild (n = 11) Moderate (n = 55) Total (n = 66) P-value
Age, years 46[15] 50[13] 50[13] 0.67
Sex, F/M 11/0 39/16 50/16 0.05
Bilat./unilat. 2/9 26/29 28/38 0.10
ENeG SCV, m/s 36[7] 30[6] 31[6] 0.001
ENeG SNAP, μV 12[9] 5[5] 6[7] 0.03
ENeG DML, ms 3.9[0.3] 5.3[1.0] 5.0[1.2] < 0.001
SSS, score 2.72[1.4] 2.45[0.78] 2.55[0.73] 0.34
SWM, no.of filament 18[1] 18[2] 18[2] 0.96
  1. Data are median [IQR]. P-values are based on Mann-Whitney U-test for continuous and nominal data and on Fisher’s exact test for categorical variables
  2. SCV sensory conduction velocity, SNAP sensory nerve action potential, DML distal motor latency, SSS symptom severity score, SWM Semmes-Weinstein monofilament
  3. Values in italics represent statistically significant differences