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Table 6 The comparison of limb circumferences and lengths between genders and statistical significance analysis of parameters

From: The effect of perinatal brachial plexus lesion on upper limb development

Gender ACSa FCSb ALSc FLSd HLSe HWSf
(%) (%) (%) (%) (%) (%)
Male 93 93 95 94 92 91
(M) (SD 7.4)* (SD 6.0)* (SD 3.0)* (SD 6.4)* (SD 6.4)* (SD 8.4)*
n = 30
Female 97 95 95 92 91 91
(F) (SD 2.7)* (SD 4.1)* (SD 4.1)* (SD 4.2)* (SD 6.0)* (SD 9.6)*
n = 14
Statistical significance ACSa FCSb ALSc FLSd HLSe HWSf
M / F
p = NS NS NS NS NS NS
  1. a- arm circumference on sick side.
  2. b- forearm circumference on sick side.
  3. c- arm length on sick side.
  4. d- forearm length on sick side.
  5. e- hand length on sick side.
  6. f- hand width on sick side.
  7. *- average dimension on sick side expressed in % in relation to healthy side (100%).