Table 5

Side of the strongest muscle by sex

SexNN (row %)p Values*
NDEqualD
FDI
 Male107†7 (6.5)98 (91.6)2 (1.9)0.124
 Female16312 (7.4)139 (85.3)2 (7.4)
APB
 Male107†7 (6.5)94 (87.0)7 (6.5)0.716
 Female16312 (7.4)144 (88.3)7 (4.3)
AT
 Male107†10 (9.4)85 (79.4)12 (11.2)0.844
 Female16314 (8.6)134 (82.2)15 (9.2)
TS
 Male106‡1 (0.9)103 (97.2)2 (1.9)0.317
 Female1633 (1.8)151 (92.6)9 (5.5)
  • *Two-sided Fisher's exact test.

  • †One missing value.

  • ‡Two missing values.

  • APB, abductor pollicis brevis; AT, anterior tibialis; D, dominant side; FDI, first dorsal interosseous; N, number of tested patients; ND, non-dominant side; TS, triceps surae.