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Table 3 Hand strength

From: Long-term functional donor site morbidity of the free radial forearm flap in head and neck cancer survivors

  Donor Non-donor T-test
  Mean (Kg) SD (Kg) 95% C.I. Mean (Kg) SD (Kg) 95% C.I. Mean diff (Kg) P-value (sig) Mean % of non-donor arm
Grip Strength (n = 10) 34.70 14.83 9.19 35.40 14.62 9.06 -0.70 0.63 98.82
Tip Pinch (n = 9) 3.36 2.06 1.35 4.23 2.82 1.84 -0.87 0.17 94.99
Key Pinch (n = 9) 4.48 1.86 1.22 4.72 2.10 1.37 -0.24 0.55 98.42
  Mean (Secs) SD (Secs) 95% C.I. Mean (Secs) SD (Secs) 95% C.I. Mean Diff (Secs) P-Value (sig) Mean % of Non-Donor Arm
Pegboard (n = 10) 114.90 45.21 28.02 96.80 33.22 20.59 18.10 0.01 117.91
  Mean (g) SD (g)   Mean (g) SD (g) 95% C.I. Mean Diff (g) P-Value (sig) Mean % of Non-Donor Arm
Sensation (n = 9) 1.82 1.31 0.86 0.58 0.84 0.55 1.24 0.02 313.79