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Table 12 Comparison between group D and group M as regards Emergence Agitation Score

From: Intranasal dexmedetomidine versus intranasal midazolam as pre-anesthetic medication in pediatric age group undergoing adenotonsillectomy

Emergence Agitation scale Dexmedetomidine Midazolam z test p value
group (n = 24) group (n = 24)
At 20 min     
Median(IQR) 1 (1–2) 1.5 (1–2) − 0.245 0.808
At 40 min     
Median(IQR) 1 (1–2) 1.5 (1–2) − 0.245 0.808
At 60 min     
Median(IQR) 1 (1–2) 1 (1–2) 0.000 1.000
At 80 min     
Median(IQR) 1 (1–1) 1 (1–1.5) 0.000 1.000
100 min     
Median(IQR) 1 (1–1) 1 (1–1) 0.000 1.000
At 120 min     
Median(IQR) 1 (1–1) 1 (1–1) 0.000 1.000
  1. Data are presented as median(IQR). z Mann-Whitney test, p value > 0.05 was considered statistically non-significant
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