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Table 3 Comparisons between incarcerated hernia and non-incarcerated hernia

From: Characteristics and treatments for pediatric ordinary and incarcerated inguinal hernia based on gender: 12-year experiences from a single center

Variables Incarcerated hernia Non-incarcerated hernia (unilateral) Result (Z/χ2) P
Gender     
 Male 49 9259 11.37  < 0.01
 Female 20 1580
Age (year)     
 ≤ 1 47 307 930.62  < 0.01
 > 1 22 10,532
Operative time (Min) 57 (IQR 36–73) 15 (IQR 10–22) 7.16  < 0.01
Hospital length (days, median) 4 1 50.90  < 0.01
Hospital Cost (RMB) 7106.89 (IQR 5476.00–10,135.08) 2484.58 (IQR 2088.66–2949.37) 12.12  < 0.01
  1. Chi-square test and Mann Whitney U test was used to establish significance among two and single categorical data groups, and results were displayed using Z and χ2 respectively
  2. Min minutes, RMB Renminbi, Chinese Yuan
  3. P < 0.05 was considered statistically significant