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Table 5 Comparison of tibial 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 Tibial nerve Normal weight (n = 29) Median (Q1-Q3) Obese (n = 30) Median (Q1-Q3) p
Latency (ms) Distal Rt. 3.5 (3.1–4.3) 3.75 (3–4.25) 0.958
Lt. 3.7 (3.15–4.2) 3.6 (3.32–4.1) 0.927
Proximal Rt. 12.45 (11.02–13.05) 12 (11.22–12.68) 0.549
Lt. 12.3 (11.22–13.17) 12.20 (11.22–13.20) 0.756
Amplitude (mV) Distal Rt. 15.60 (12.67–20.6) 13.05 (10.2–16.2) 0.027
Lt. 17.00 (12.82–20.32) 13.6 (8.96–15.78) 0.009
Proximal Rt. 12.1 (10.55–15) 8.5 (7.04–11.18) <0.001
Lt. 13.05 (10.2–15.6) 9.08 (6.58–11.65) 0.002
Duration (ms) Distal Rt. 8.50 (7.92–10) 10.00 (9–11) 0.032
Lt. 8.9 (7.57–10) 9.5 (9–10.88) 0.218
Proximal Rt. 9.4 (8.3–10.15) 9.9 (9–11) 0.127
Lt. 9.25 (7.82–10.5) 10.00 (8.925–10.5) 0.632
Velocity (m/s) Rt. 40.10 (39.45–43.77) 39.60 (37.02–44.1) 0.524
Lt. 40.75 (36.87–42.3) 39.90 (37.52–41.30) 0.627
  1. The bold values in the tables shows the data are statistically significant