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Table 4 Comparison of median motor nerve conduction study (NCS) variables between obese (n = 30) and normal weight (n = 29) groups

From: Somatic neural alterations in non-diabetic obesity: a cross-sectional study

Variables Median nerve Normal weight (n = 29) Median (Q1-Q3) Obese (n = 30) Median (Q1-Q3) p
Latency (ms) Distal Rt. 3.05 (2.65–3.67) 3.10 (3–3.3) 0.766
Lt. 3.15 (2.82–3.57) 3.30 (2.9–3.5) 0.873
Proximal Rt. 7.30 (6.47–8.22) 7.15 (6.9–7.65) 0.543
Lt. 7.35 (6.47–8.05) 7.40 (6.92–7.98) 0.885
Amplitude (mV) Distal Rt. 11.15 (8.54–12.8) 10.05 (8.33–11.80) 0.12
Lt. 10.50 (8.79–13.17) 9.84 (9–11.45) 0.261
Proximal Rt. 10.75 (8.71–12.2) 9.09 (7.62–10.20) 0.025
Lt. 10.30 (8.75–12.42) 8.74 (8.34–10.70) 0.073
Duration (ms) Distal Rt. 10.00 (8.4–10.3) 10.50 (9.62–12) 0.020
Lt. 10.00 (9.42–10.57) 10.70 (9.57–12.00) 0.047
Proximal Rt. 10.00 (9–10.57) 10.85 (10–11.88) 0.019
Lt. 10.05 (9.35–11) 11.00 (10–12) 0.050
Velocity (m/s) Rt. 55.00 (53.27–58.10) 54.45 (51.12–57.4) 0.495
Lt. 56.00 (51.12–60.25) 55.15 (51.47–58.2) 0.862
  1. The bold values in the tables shows the data are statistically significant