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Table 1 Comparison between the studied groups regarding age and sex

From: Transpleural versus extrapleural approach in treatment of esophageal atresia

CharacteristicsExtrapleural (N = 12)Transpleural (N = 8)P value
Sex
 Female5 (41.7%)4 (50%)1
 Male7 (58.3%)4 (50%)
Age at presentation (days)
 Mean ± S.D.2.17 ± 0.941.88 ± 0.840.514*
 Median (range)2 (1 − 4)2 (1 − 3)
Age at surgery (days)
 Mean ± S.D.2.67 ± 0.782.13 ± 0.640.093*
 Median (range)3 (1 − 4)2 (1 − 3)
  1. P value is calculated by Fisher’s exact test
  2. *P value is calculated by Mann-Whitney U test