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Table 1 Age-specific rates per 100,000 person-years (with 95% CI) of in-hospital cases of CTS according to marital status among women

From: Incidence rates of in-hospital carpal tunnel syndrome in the general population and possible associations with marital status

Age (years) Unmarried Married Widowed Divorced
0–14 0.9 (0.7–1.3) - - -
15–19 6 (4–7) 43 (16–115)a - -
20–24 29 (27–32) 52 (43–63)a - -
25–29 45 (42–49) 80 (75–86)a - 157 (87–284)c, d
30–34 68 (62–74) 118 (114–124)a 297 (208–425)b 130 (97–174)d
35–39 106 (97–117) 182 (176–188)a 203 (151–274) 116 (94–144)c
40–44 130 (116–145) 238 (231–245)a 242 (198–297) 164 (139–193)c, d
45–49 194 (174–217) 323 (315–332)a 277 (241–319)b 215 (186–249)c
50–54 317 (289–348) 447 (438–457)a 324 (294–356)b 288 (252–329)c
55–59 245 (219–274) 351 (342–360)a 232 (215–255)b 277 (236–326)c
60–64 188 (167–213) 248 (241–256)a 165 (153–178)b 192 (154–240)c
65–69 167 (148–189) 254 (245–263)a 155 (146–166)b -
70–74 148 (130–166) 273 (263–283)a 152 (144–161)b -
75–79 159 (141–179) 322 (308–337)a 163 (155–171)b -
≥ 80 84 (74–97) 283 (264–302)a 92 (87–97)b -
  1. Significant difference at χscore test: amarried vs unmarried; bwidowed vs married; cdivorced vs married; ddivorced vs unmarried. Empty cells are due to lack of data, unreliable data (elderly divorcees) or restricted numbers (young widows).