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Table 1 The averaged ultrasound thickness measurements (in mm) in each gender

From: Measurement of superficial and deep abdominal muscle thickness: an ultrasonography study

Muscle Gender Mean SD Minimum Maximum
TrA (Rt) Men 4.5 0.9 2.3 7
Women 3.5 0.8 2 6.9
TrA (Lt) Men 3.8 1 1.9 6.9
Women 3.3 0.7 1.9 5.6
IO (Rt) Men 8.9 2.3 3.3 14.5
Women 6.1 1.3 3.9 11.2
IO (Lt) Men 8.5 2 2.8 14
Women 5.8 1.2 3.4 9.7
EO (Rt) Men 5.7 1.2 3.7 9.2
Women 4.8 1.1 2.6 8.8
EO (Lt) Men 5.4 1.3 2.2 8.3
Women 4.8 1.1 2.6 8.8
RA (Rt) Men 10.3 1.8 7 16.2
Women 8.7 1.2 6.5 12.1
RA (Lt) Men 10.4 1.9 6.7 17
Women 8.3 1.3 5.7 12
  1. SD standard deviation, TrA transversus abdominis, IO internal oblique, EO external oblique, RA rectus abdominis, (Rt) right, (Lt) left