Table 2 Summary of the results of the Tukey’s multiple comparisons test when comparing the different study conditions

From: Anatomic relations of the median nerve to the ulnar insertion of the brachialis muscle: safety issues and implications for medial approaches to the elbow joint

  Elbow position Comparison Mean difference (%; 95% CI) p value
Proximal Extension Pronation–Neutral − 3.5 (− 5.7 to − 1.2) 0.0052
Pronation–Supination 0.4 (− 2.6 to 3.3) n.s.
Neutral–Supination 3.8 (0.8 to 6.8) 0.0153
Flexion Pronation–Neutral − 8.2 (− 10.0 to − 6.3) < 0.0001
Pronation–Supination − 1.1 (− 3.3 to 1.1) n.s.
Neutral–Supination 7.1 (4.8 to 9.4) < 0.0001
Distal Extension Pronation–Neutral − 6.1 (− 9.8 to − 2.3) 0.0031
Pronation–Supination − 2.0 (− 5.2 to 1.2) n.s.
Neutral–Supination 4.1 (2.1 to 6.1) 0.0007
Flexion Pronation–Neutral − 4.4 (− 6.0 to − 2.7) < 0.0001
Pronation–Supination − 1.0 (− 3.1 to 1.1) n.s.
Neutral–Supination 3.4 (1.3 to 5.5) 0.0035
  1. Data are reported as mean and 95% confidence interval (CI)
  2. n.s. not significant