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Table 1 demographic and clinical characteristics

From: The relationship of the shear wave elastography findings of patients with unilateral lumbar disc herniation and clinical characteristics

Variables Study group (N = 27) Control group (N = 20) P
Age (years) 44.5 ± 12.9 42.1 ± 9.7 0.779
Gender
 male 7 (35) 11 (40.7)  
 female 13 (65) 16 (59.3)  
BMI 24.0 ± 3.2 23.1 ± 2.6 0.388
Duration (months) 66.6 ± 32.0  
VAS scores 4.9 ± 2.4  
affected side
 Right 8 (40)  
 Left 12 (60)  
Left
 Width (mm) 8.5 ± 1.2 8.8 ± 1.6 0.370
 Thickness (mm) 7.2 ± 1.5 7.2 ± 1.7 0.703
Right
 Width (mm) 9.1 ± 1.7 8.4 ± 1.3 0.151
 Thickness (mm) 7.2 ± 1.3 7.1 ± 1.6 0.555
  1. The data are shown as mean ± standard deviation or n, (%)