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Table 1 The demographic data according to the primary decision (spinal or general anesthesia)

From: Can propofol procedural sedation implementation increase the acceptance of spinal anesthesia during cesarean section?

ItemsSpinal group, n = 166General group, n = 13P
Age (years)29.8 ± 5.427.9 ± 3.90.252
BMI (kg/m2)26 (22–54)*24 (24–26)0.008
Diseases
 Hypertension20 (12%)00.192
 Bronchial asthma18 (11%)00.226
 Diabetes mellitus8 (5%)00.546
 Hypothyroidism5 (3%)00.687
 Hepatic disease3 (2%)00.742
ASA
 I126 (76%)*13 (100%)0.035
 II40 (24%)*0 
Education
 Low10 (6%)00.65
 Medium27 (16%)2 (15%) 
 High129 (78%)11 (85%) 
Operative duration (min)55 (30–110)45 (43–60)0.088
  1. Data are in mean ± SD, median (range), and number (percent)
  2. BMI body mass index
  3. *Significant difference ≤ 0.05
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