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Table 2 Age-specific rates per 100,000 person-years (with 95% CI) of in-hospital cases of CTS according to marital status among men

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 0.4 (0.2–0.6) - - -
15–19 2 (1–3) - - -
20–24 8 (7–9) 47 (32–71)a - -
25–29 13 (12–15) 25 (21–29)a - -
30–34 21 (18–23) 29 (26–32)a - 21 (7–64)
35–39 26 (23–30) 37 (34–40)a 138 (62–308)b 19 (10–38)c
40–44 40 (35–47) 49 (46–52)a 89 (42–186) 26 (16–43)c
45–49 44 (37–52) 59 (56–63)a 89 (52–154) 21 (12–35)c, d
50–54 50 (42–60) 68 (65–72)a 69 (44–108) 38 (26–57)c
55–59 56 (46–68) 76 (72–80)a 60 (41–88) 41 (26–65)c
60–64 54 (45–66) 79 (75–83)a 56 (41–77)b 24 (12–49)c, d
65–69 74 (62–89) 107 (102–112)a 87 (71–107) -
70–74 88 (74–106) 133 (127–140)a 103 (87–121)b -
75–79 95 (76–118) 146 (138–154)a 100 (85–117)b -
≥ 80 72 (55–94) 111 (104–120)a 64 (56–73)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 divorced men) or restricted numbers (young married men).