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Table 7 Comparison of sural sensory 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 Sural nerve Normal weight (n = 29) Median (Q1-Q3) Obese (n = 30) Median (Q1-Q3) p
Latency (ms) Rt. 2.28 (1.98–2.68) 2.19 (1.99–2.4) 0.222
Lt. 2.46 (2.1–2.64) 2.22 (1.99–2.45) 0.089
Amplitude (μV) Rt. 22.75 (16.64–28.85) 16.55 (11.1–21.08) 0.004
Lt. 23.45 (18.81–30.35) 12.9 (11.22–17.83) <0.001
Duration (ms) Rt. 1.91 (1.8–2.15) 2.1 (1.8–2.4) 0.113
Lt. 1.90 (1.8–2.1) 2.05 (1.8–2.4) 0.108
Velocity (m/s) Rt. 48.9 (43.7–53.8) 49.25 (43.95–55.60) 0.716
Lt. 46.4 (42–52.4) 47.7 (44.78–53.90) 0.682
  1. The bold values in the tables shows the data are statistically significant