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Table 1 Demographic, anthropometric and clinical characteristics of the patients

From: Efficacy of neural prolotherapy in treatment of meralgia paresthetica: a case series

Demographic, anthropometric and clinical characteristics of the patients Patient group
(n = 19 lower limbs from 15 patients)§
Range
Age (year)* 43(41.66 ± 11.16) 22 to 59
Women† 11(73.3) NA
Weight (kg)* 90(88.31 ± 16.15) 61 to 119
Height (cm)* 162(162.94 ± 6.24) 150.00 to 173.50
BMI (kg/m2)* 33.46(33.17 ± 5.23) 22.05 to 43.70
BMI categories
Normal weight† 1(6.7) NA
Overweight† 3(20) NA
Obesity† 10(66.6) NA
Morbid obesity† 1(6.7) NA
Side (right/left)‡ 10/9(52.6/47.4) NA
Duration of the symptoms (months)* 12(14.47 ± 9.31) 4 to 36
  1. kg kilogram; cm centimeter; BMI body mass index; m meter; n number of lower limbs; NA not applicable
  2. *Data are reported as median (mean ± standard deviation)
  3. Data are reported as number (percentage) of patients
  4. Data are reported as number (percentage) of lower limbs
  5. §There were four patients with bilateral meralgia paresthetica