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Table 1 Results of univariate analyses between the CTS group and the control group

From: Type 2 diabetes seems not to be a risk factor for the carpal tunnel syndrome: a case control study

Variables CTS group Control group p-value OR (95% CI)
(n =997) (n =594)
T2DM 115 (11.5) 43 (7.2) 0.006 1.67 (1.16-2.41)
Gender (female) 710 (71.2) 293 (49.3) <0.001 2.54 (2.06-3.14)
Age (years) 55.7 ± 15.2 49.3 ± 13.0 <0.001 1.03 (1.02-1.04)
BMI (kg/m2)a 28.3 ± 5.4 26.7 ± 4.6 <0.001 1.06 (1.04-1.09)
Systolic RR (mmHg) 138.8 ± 21.4 138.6 ± 20.6 0.870 1.00 (0.99-1.01)
Age DM patients (years) 65.6 ± 12.7 60.1 ± 13.7 0.021 1.03 (1.01-1.06)
Gender DM patients (female) 74 (64.3%) 21 (48.8%) 0.078 1.89 (0.93-3.84)
BMI DM patients (kg/m2) 31.2 ± 5.7 29.1 ± 5.1 <0.001 1.07 (1.04-1.10)
Median diabetes duration (months)b 103 (55–172) 80 (47–166) 0.389 1.00 (1.00-1.01)
HbA1c (% (mmol/mol))c 7.1 ± 3.2 (54 ± 11) 7.3 ± 3.2 (56 ± 12) 0.567 0.99 (0.95-1.03)
Microvascular complicationsd 46 (40.0%) 13 (30.2%) 0.402 0.68 (0.28-1.67)
Metformin 69 (60.0%) 26 (60.5%) 0.582 1.15 (0.70-1.89)
SU-derivate 34 (29.6%) 7 (16.3%) 0.09 2.19 (0.89-5.40)
Insulin 52 (45.2%) 18 (41.9%) 0.673 1.17 (0.57-2.37)
  1. Values are depicted as number (%), mean ± SD or median with 25th and 75th percentile.
  2. aImputation was used for 229 patients with a missing value for BMI in the CTS group and for 12 controls.
  3. b2 missing values in the CTS group and 16 in the control group.
  4. c6 missing values in the CTS group and 20 in the control group.
  5. d12 missing values in the CTS group and 19 the control group.