Table 2

Comparison of Hand and Shoulder abnormalities according to gender
Control n (%) Diabetics (MSK) n (%)
Male Female Male Female
N 71 132 72 138
Any Hand Abnormality 1 (10.0) 9 (90.0) 8 (18.6) 35 (81.4)
Trigger Finger *NA 1 (100) 1 (12.5) 7 (87.5)
Duputryens Contracture *NA *NA 0 (0) 2 (100)
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome 0 (0) 4 (100) 4 (21.1) 15 (78.9)
Limited Joint Mobility 1 (20.0) 4 (80.0) 3 (15.0) 17 (85.0)
Any Shoulder Abnormality 2 (22.2) 7 (77.8) 14 (34.1) 27 (65.9)
Capsulitis 1 (20.0) 4 (80.0) 6 (26.1) 17 (73.9)
Tendonitis 1 (25.0) 3 (75.0) 8 (40.0) 12 (60.0)
Hand/Shoulder Abnormality 2 (12.5) 14 (87.5) 20 (29.0) 49 (71.0)

*NA = not applicable.

Kidwai et al.

Kidwai et al. BMC Research Notes 2013 6:16   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-6-16

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