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Table 1 Comparison between the C group and D group according to demographics, surgery type, and duration

From: Dexamethasone as a bupivacaine adjuvant for ultrasound-guided interscalene brachial plexus block: a prospective randomized study

Variables Group D (N = 22) Group C (N = 23) P value
Age (years), median (1st–3rd IQ) 52.0 (42.0–61.0) 45.0 (32.0–57.0) d0.375
Sex (n (%)) Male 13 (59.1%) 14 (60.9%) b0.903
Female 9 (40.9%) 9 (39.1%)
BMI (kg/m2), Median (1st–3rd IQ) 28.1 (27.6–29.7) 27.7 (26.0–30.9) d0.447
ASA (n (%)) I 10 (45.5%) 16 (69.6%) b0.102
II 12 (54.5%) 7 (30.4%)
Operation type (n (%)) Arthroscopic rotator cuff tear repair 9 (40.9%) 6 (26.1%) c0.366
Arthroscopic capsular release 6 (27.3%) 4 (17.4%)
Bankart repair for anterior shoulder dislocation 4 (18.2%) 4 (17.4%)
Arthroscopic subacromial decompression 3 (13.6%) 6 (26.1%)
AC joint dislocation stabilization 0 (0.0%) 3 (13.0%)
Operation duration (h), mean ± SD 1.8 ± 0.4 1.7 ± 0.4 a0.307
  1. aIndependent t test
  2. bChi-square test
  3. cFisher’s exact test
  4. dMann-Whitney test