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Table 2 CISS score pattern according to the vascular and sensorineural stage

From: Application of cold intolerance symptom severity questionnaire among vibration-exposed workers as a screening tool for the early detection of hand-arm vibration syndrome: a cross-sectional study

  Non-exposeda(n = 34) Exposed (n = 76) p value Post-hoc comparison
Stage 0b Stage 1c ≥ Stage 2d
Vascular stage 20.3 ± 11.0 42.6 ± 18.5 (n = 35) 59.4 ± 14.1 (n = 19) 60.2 ± 21.6 (n = 22) < 0.01 a < b < c,d
Sensorineural stage 47.0 ± 18.3 (n = 25) 49.0 ± 19.4 (n = 38) 70.1 ± 16.7 (n = 13) < 0.01 a < b,c < d
  1. Unit: mean ± standard deviation, number (number of people included in each stage) p-value was calculated by ANOVA
  2.  a,b,c,dEach presented for the Post-hoc comparison which represents Non-exposed, Stage 0, Stage 1, ≥ Stage 2, respectively