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Table 1 Patient characteristics, symptoms and location of foreign body

From: Metallic hairpin inhalation: a healthcare problem facing young Muslim females

Data Number (percentage) p-value*
History of FB 83 (100)  
Presentation
     Early 79 (95)  
     Late 4 (5)  
Symptoms at presentation 6 (7)  
Location of 81 foreign bodies 81  
1-Tracheal 7 (9) <0.001
2-Lt Bronchial tree 43 (53) <0.001
A-Main bronchus 18 (42)  
B-Segmental and sub-segmental 25 (58)  
3-Rt Bronchial tree 31 (38) <0.001
A-Main bronchus 14 (46)  
B-Segmental and sub-segmental 17 (54)  
  1. *p-value determined using chi-square test assuming an expected equal distribution of locations for 1, 2 and 3.