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Table 1 Demographic and electrodiagnostic characteristics at the beginning of the study in corticosteroid and progesterone groups

From: Comparison between the effects of progesterone versus corticosteroid local injections in mild and moderate carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized clinical trial

  Variable
Treatment *age #Side ratio RT/total *Pain (VAS) *Pain duration (months) #Severity (Mild/total) #Dominant hand injection *DSL *DML
Corticosteroid 51.7 ± 9.7 62.5 % 5 ± 2.7 16.6 ± 15.2 46.9 % 58 % 4.25 ± 0.59 4.33 ± 0.58
Progesterone 48.2 ± 9.8 53.6 % 4.8 ± 2.4 15.1 ± 13.4 50 % 64.28 % 4 ± 0.33 4.15 ± 0.36
Total 50.07 ± 9.7 55.3 % 5 ± 4.95 15.9 ± 14.3 50 % 60 % 4.12 ± 0.44 4.24 ± 0.47
  1. *chi square test :P value >0.05
  2. #t test :P value > 0.05
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