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Table 2 Nerve prevalence according to BMI

From: Dermatome Mapping Test in the analysis of anatomo-clinical correlations after inguinal hernia repair

NERVE Prevalence [n (% column)]
Group A
BMI < 25
n.53
Group B
BMI ≥ 25
n.62
Series
n. 115
P (< 0.05)
IH 44 (83.1) 39 (62.9) 83 (72.2) 0.0164
II 43 (81.1) 52 (83.9) 95 (82.6) 0.70
GF 25 (47.2) 31(50) 56 (48.7) 0.76
IH + II + GF 19 (35.8) 17 (27.4) 36 (31.3) 0.33