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Table 5 Descriptive statistics for clinical parameters of different operation groups (ANOVA analysis)

From: Clinical and neuropathological study about the neurotization of the suprascapular nerve in obstetric brachial plexus lesions

   N Mean Std. Deviation 95% Confidence Interval for Mean Min Max
      Low High   
Active external rotation (abduction) - max. reached Neurotisation N. XI/SSC 38 74.74 22.480 67.35 82.13 0 90
  Neurotisation+ Neurolysis 6 61.67 33.116 26.91 96.42 0 90
  Complete Plexus reconstruction 19 55.00 29.627 40.72 69.28 10 90
  Total 63 67.54 26.984 60.74 74.34 0 90
Passive external rotation (abduction) -- max. reached Neurotisation N. XI/SSC 35 88.71 3.900 87.37 90.05 70 90
  Neurotisation+ Neurolysis 6 77.50 17.819 58.80 96.20 45 90
  Complete Plexus reconstruction 18 83.89 12.897 77.48 90.30 40 90
  Total 59 86.10 9.916 83.52 88.69 40 90
Passive external rotation (adduction) -- max. reached Neurotisation N. XI/SSC 33 59.70 21.612 52.03 67.36 5 90
  Neurotisation+ Neurolysis 6 40.83 28.358 11.07 70.59 10 80
  Complete Plexus reconstruction 17 56.18 24.656 43.50 68.85 20 90
  Total 56 56.61 23.551 50.30 62.91 5 90
Active external rotation (adduction) -- max. reached Neurotisation N. XI/SSC 30 31.17 25.281 21.73 40.61 0 90
  Neurotisation+ Neurolysis 4 13.75 24.281 -24.89 52.39 0 50
  Complete Plexus reconstruction 16 25.94 30.068 9.92 41.96 0 90
  Total 50 28.10 26.743 20.50 35.70 0 90
Hand-Head -- max. reached Neurotisation N. XI/SSC 36 1.67 .586 1.47 1.86 0 2
  Neurotisation+ Neurolysis 6 .50 .548 -.07 1.07 0 1
  Complete Plexus reconstruction 17 1.12 .781 .72 1.52 0 2
  Total 59 1.39 .743 1.20 1.58 0 2
Hand-Mouth - max. reached Neurotisation N. XI/SSC 36 2.00 .000 2.00 2.00 2 2
  Neurotisation+ Neurolysis 6 1.50 .548 .93 2.07 1 2
  Complete Plexus reconstruction 17 1.82 .393 1.62 2.03 1 2
  Total 59 1.90 .305 1.82 1.98 1 2