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Table 1 Details about subjects of both groups (means [SD])

From: Co-contraction characteristics of lumbar muscles in patients with lumbar disc herniation during different types of movement

  Female (57.41%) Male (42.59%)
Control (29.63%)
(n = 16)
LDH (27.78%)
(n = 15)
p value Control (22.22%)
(n = 12)
LDH (20.37%)
(n = 11)
p value
Age (years) 36.06 (4.53) 39.40 (6.43) 0.104 34.50 (6.97) 39.91 (10.79) 0.165
Age range (years) 30–47 28–50 28–50 22–50
Body weight (kg) 56.94 (10.17) 55.20 (5.43) 0.561 64.83 (6.45) 69.27 (4.52) 0.072
Body height (cm) 159.94 (4.92) 158.87 (4.12) 0.518 172.75 (5.56) 176.27 (4.08) 0.100
BMI (kg/m2) 22.32 (4.43) 21.87 (1.98) 0.720 21.72 (1.89) 22.29 (1.27) 0.410
BMI range (kg/m2) 16.45–30.11 18.43–25.15 19.27–24.77 20.34–23.84
Pain VAS 32.00 (15.09) 42.73 (18.49)
  1. SD standard deviation, BMI body mass index, VAS visual analogue scale