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Table 6 Demographics of patients undergoing procedure according to type of procedure

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

  Radical excision
n = 97
Partial, wedge, or total nail resection a
n = 1367
P value
Mean Age (SD) 54.8 (20.8) 34.6 (22.0) < 0.01* ++
Sex – Female (%) 55 (56.7%) 703 (51.4%) 0.35 +
ASA 1 (%) 50 (51.5%) 1047 (76.6%) < 0.01* +
Office Based Facility 76 (78.4%) 710 (51.9%) < 0.01* +
  1. aOther/Multiple procedures were excluded from this grouping.
  2. * Statistically significant at p < 0.05
  3. + P value calculated using Fisher’s exact test (two-sided)
  4. ++ P Value calculated using Independent samples T Test, Equal variances not assumed
  5. ASA 1 = no systemic disease.