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Table 2 Vibration perception thresholds in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and in healthy controls

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

Index finger 8 Hz 16 Hz 32 Hz 64 Hz 125 Hz 250 Hz 500 Hz
CTS (n = 66) 108.6[4.9] 115.9[5.1] 117.5[7.8] 109.0[11.7] 110.3[10.3] 120.0[11.3] 133.4[13.1]
Controls (n = 66) 105.0[6.6] 112.5[7.7] 113.1[6.1] 103.1[7.0] 102.0[9.7] 110.1[12.7] 125.9[13.2]
P-value < 0.001 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Little finger 8 Hz 16 Hz 32 Hz 64 Hz 125 Hz 250 Hz 500 Hz
CTS (n = 66) 106.9[7.1] 115.1[7.0] 120.1[7.2] 111.2[10.1] 108.6[9.5] 115.4[14.5] 127.6[14.8]
Controls (n = 66) 105.0[5.1] 111.9[4.7] 115.4[10.1] 107.4[9.8] 104.1[11.2] 111.0[10.0] 125.9[16.2]
P-value 0.009 0.005 < 0.001 < 0.001 0.001 0.005 0.17
  1. Vibration perception thresholds are expressed in dB. Data are median [IQR]. P-values are based on Wilcoxon’s signed-rank test
  2.  Values in italics represent statistically significant differences