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Table 5 Demographics of patients undergoing procedure according to type of surgical facility

From: Risk factors for infection following ingrowing toenail surgery: a retrospective cohort study

  Hospital/Surgicentre
n = 732
Office
n = 829
P value
Mean Age (SD) 32.4 (21.5) 40.4 (22.7) < 0.01* ++
Sex – Female (%) 381 (52.0%) 443 (53.4%) 0.61 +
ASA 1 (%) 565 (77.2%) 598 (72.1%) 0.02* +
  1. * Statistically significant at p < 0.05
  2. + P value calculated using Fisher’s Exact test (two-sided)
  3. ++ P Value calculated using Independent samples T Test, Equal variances not assumed
  4. ASA 1 = no systemic disease.