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Table.1 Demographic characteristic of patients between the groups

From: Does concurrent adenoidectomy or tonsillectomy affect the graft success rate of cartilage myringoplasty in adults?

  A group B group P value
No 33 98  
Sex (F:M) 11:22 41:57 0.388a
Age (years) 47.6 ± 3.76 49.3 ± 4.17 0.573b
Side of ear (L:R) 20:13 69:29 0.297a
Size of perforation (Large: Medium:small) 9: 22: 2 28:59:11 0.391a
Type of perforation (marginal:central) 14:19 41:57 0.953a
Myringosclerosis (Y:N) 10:23 27:71 0.761a
Smoking status (Y:N) 7:26 16:82 0.523a
Graft success rate    
 At postoperative 6th months (N,%) 32 (96.9%) 95 (96.9%) 0.993a
 At postoperative 24th months (N,%) 29 (87.9%) 91 (92.8%) 0.372a
 Re-perforation (N, %) 3(9.4%) 4 (4.21%) 0.268a
  1. aChi-square test
  2. bIndependent Samples Test