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Table 1 Clinical characteristics

From: Combination of the endoscopic septonasal flap technique and bioabsorbable steroid-eluting stents for repair of congenital choanal atresia in neonates and infants: a retrospective study

Parameter Silicone stents group (n) Bioabsorbable steroid-eluting stents group (n) Total (n) Statistical test value P-value
Sex     χ2 = 0.050 0.823
Male 8 6 14   
Female 14 9 23   
Age     χ2 = 0.947 0.731
0–1 month 7 5 12   
1–3 month 1 1 2   
3–6 month 5 2 7   
6–12 month 2 1 3   
1–3 year 7 6 13   
Tape of atresia     χ2 = 0.403 0.701
Mixed 21 15 36   
Bony 1 0 1   
Laterality     χ2 = 0.531 0.393
BCA 14 8 22   
UCA 8 7 15   
Associated malformations     χ2 = 0.417 0.659
Yes 16 9 25   
No 6 6 12   
  1. χ2 = Chi-square test