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Clinical Study

The Variation in the Absence of the Palmaris Longus in a Multiethnic Population of the United States: An Epidemiological Study

Table 3

Ethnicity compared to absence of the PL.

EthnicityAbsent PL
Odds ratio
95% CI

White
 Hispanic ( )87 (13.1%)1.00Reference group
 Non-Hispanic ( )25 (14.9%)1.160.71–1.870.530
African American ( )5 (4.5%)0.310.12–0.790.005
Asian ( )2 (2.9%)0.190.05–0.810.008

Total ( )119 (11.8%)

Chi-squared ( , df = 3, ).
PL: palmaris longus; CI: confidence interval.

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