Table 3

Table # 3ľAbsent Nerve Responses by Decade of the sural, peroneal motor, ulnar motor and ulnar sensory nerves. The number below each nerve name is the number of subjects in each group. The first column is the raw number of subjects with absent responses, the second column is the number of total subjects in the group, while the third column is the percentage of subjects with an absent responses for each decade. All subjects in this group were examined by a neurologist and felt to be clinically normal.

Age

Sural

Peroneal Motor

Ulnar Motor

Ulnar Sensory

2060

1950

1933

2027

20-29

0

239

0.0%

0

234

0.0%

0

205

0.0%

0

220

0.0%

30-39

4

598

0.67%

3

573

0.52%

0

514

0.0%

1

539

0.19%

40-49

5

592

0.84%

1

571

0.18%

2

582

0.34%

4

609

0.66%

50-59

13

386

3.37%

9

357

2.52%

0

382

0.0%

12

400

3.00%

60-69

9

194

4.64%

2

166

1.20%

0

200

0.0%

10

210

4.76%

70-79

11

46

23.91%

3

45

6.67%

0

44

0.0%

3

43

6.98%

80-89

2

5

40.00%

1

4

25.00%

0

6

0.0%

3

6

50.00%

Total

44

2.14%

19

0.97%

2

0.10%

33

1.63%

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