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Table 1 Comparison of subject data in the perichondrium and fascia groups

From: Comparison of the anatomical and functional success of fascia and perichondrium grafts in transcanal endoscopic type 1 tympanoplasty

VariablesGrup A (Perichondrium)(n = 79)Grup B
(Fascia)(n = 72)
p
Age (years)26.81 ± 10.5423.70 ± 7.74a0.115
Gender
 -Females38 (48.1%)42 (58.3%)c0.208
 -males41 (51.9%)30 (41.7%) 
The side operated
 -Right42 (53.2%)31 (43.1%)c0.214
 -Left37 (46.8%)41 (56.9%) 
 MERI score2.10 ± 1.442.32 ± 1.24b0.313
Graft intact
 Perfore4 (5.1%)2 (2.8%)c0.743
 Intact75 (94.9%)70 (97.2%) 
Perforation size
 -Medium (25-50)39 (49.4%)30 (41.7%)a0.284
 - Total (%100)3 (3.8%)2 (2.8%)a0.478
 - Subtotal (> 50)37 (46.8%)40 (55. 5%)a0.142
 Mean Operating time (minute)48.62 ± 6.8846.12 ± 7.64d0. 318
 Mean follow-up time (month)16.44± 5.4317.38± 5.01d0.307
  1. aIndependent Samples Test
  2. bYates Continuity Correction
  3. cFisher’s exact test
  4. d Mann-Whitney U-test