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Table 6 Patients’ demographic data

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

Demographic data Dexmedetomidine Midazolam t/χ2# p value
group (n = 24) group (n = 24)
Age (years) (mean ± SD) 5.04 ± 1.49 5.13 ± 1.54 − 0.191 0.850
Sex N (%)     
 Female 9 (37.5%) 10 (41.7%)   
 Male 15 (62.5%) 14 (58.3%) 0.087# 0.768
Weight (kg) (mean ± SD) 17.83 ± 2.78 18.08 ± 3.09 − 0.295 0.770
Duration of surgery (min) (mean ± SD) 25.38 ± 3.00 24.79 ± 2.70 0.707 0.483
  1. t Independent t test; #χ2 chi-square test. p value > 0.05 was considered statistically non-significant
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