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Table 11 Comparison between group D and group K as regards cannulation score, parental separation score, parental satisfaction score, and vomiting

From: Comparative study between intranasal dexmedetomidine and intranasal ketamine as a premedication for anxiolysis and sedation before pediatric general anesthesia

  Group D Group K Test value P value Sig.
No. = 38 No. = 38
Cannulation score Median (IQR) 1 (1–2) 1 (1–2) − 0.243 0.808 NS
Parental separation score Median (IQR) 1 (1–1) 1 (1–2) − 1.736 0.083 NS
Parental satisfaction score Median (IQR) 5 (4–5) 4.5 (4–5) − 1.228 0.219 NS
Vomiting No 36 (94.7%) 34 (89.5%) 0.724 0.395 NS
Yes 2 (5.3%) 4 (10.5%)
  1. P value > 0.05, non-significant
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