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Table 2 Prevalence of wrist and hand symptoms and clinically confirmed carpal tunnel syndrome

From: Prevalence and risk factors of self-reported wrist and hand symptoms and clinically confirmed carpal tunnel syndrome among office workers in China: a cross-sectional study

Wrist/hand symptoms Whole group
(n=969)
Males
(n = 359)
Females
(n = 610)
A Prevalence of wrist and hand symptoms
Wrist numbness 217 (22.4%) 90 (25.1%) 127 (20.8%)
Wrist pain 218 (22.5%) 90 (25.1%) 128 (21.0%)
Hand numbness 174 (18.0%) 67 (18.7%) 107 (17.5%)
Hand pain 148 (15.3%) 61 (17.0%) 87 (14.3%)
B Prevalence of clinically confirmed CTS
Asymptomatic 596 (61.5%) 208 (57.9%) 388 (63.6%)
Clinically uncertain CTS 280 (28.9%) 121 (33.7%) 159 (26.1%)
Clinically confirmed CTS 93 (9.6%) 30 (8.4%) 63 (10.3%)
  1. Note: data was expressed as counts (% of respective group)
  2. Abbreviations: CTS carpal tunnel syndrome