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Table 2 Comparison between group A and group B regarding demographic data of the studied patients

From: Safety and efficacy of dexamethasone as an adjuvant to bupivacaine in bilateral transversus abdominis plane block in children undergoing major abdominal surgery

  Group A, no. = 26 Group B, no. = 26 Test value P value Sig.
Age (years) Mean ± SD 2.75 ± 1.31 2.78 ± 1.21 − 0.088b 0.930 NS
Sex Females 12 (46.2%) 10 (38.5%) 0.315a 0.575 NS
Males 14 (53.8%) 16 (61.5%)
Weight (kg) Mean ± SD 12.77 ± 2.44 12.85 ± 1.99 − 0.125b 0.901 NS
Duration of surgery (min) Mean ± SD 69.62 ± 7.34 70.00 ± 7.48 − 0.187b 0.852 NS
  1. There was no significant difference found between the two groups regarding heart rate and MBP preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative as shown in Table 3
  2. P value > 0.05, non-significant (NS); P value < 0.05, significant (S); P value < 0.01, highly significant (HS)
  3. aChi-square test
  4. bIndependent t test
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