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Table 1 Demographic data of the OHR and LHR groups before operation

From: A comparative study examining laparoscopic and open inguinal hernia repair in children: a retrospective study from a single center in China

Characteristics OHR LHR t (χ2) value P value
Sex (No.)    χ2 = 0.045 0.832
 Male 217 271   
 Female 28 33   
Median age (Months) 15(3 ~ 154) 15(3 ~ 304) t = 0.057 0.954
Laterality (Preoperative, No.)    χ2 = 0.027 0.869
 Unilateral 202 249   
 Bilateral 43 55   
  1. OHR open surgery inguinal hernia repair; LHR laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair; No. number
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