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Table 2 Comparison of hearing gains and the air-bone gap ((dB) mean ± SD)

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

  Pre-ABG Post- ABG P1 Gain (mean) Hearing success (ABG ≤ 20 dB)
Group A (n = 33) 26.83 ± 4.15 9.17 ± 2.26 0.001* 17.41 ± 5.64 28 (84.8 %)
Group B (n = 98) 27.31 ± 6.91 8.74 ± 3.61 0.001* 19.31 ± 2.31 86 (87.8 %)
P2 0.654 0.791   0.439 0.769a
  1. 1Paired Samples test, 2Mann Whitney U test, aChi-square test
  2. *p < 0.01
  3. 1Comparison ABG between the same groups pre- and postoperatively
  4. 2Comparison between two groups in terms of gain, pre- or postoperatively