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Table 2 Shivering incidence and rescue treatment within groups

From: Magnesium sulfate intravenous infusion versus intrathecal injection for prevention of post-spinal shivering during lower limb fracture surgery: a randomized controlled study

Variables Incidence of shivering Patients needed rescue treatment
N (%) N (%)
No Yes *P value No Yes *P value
Group T 27 (60 %) 18 (40 %) 0.197 36 (80 %) 8 (17.7 %) 0.213
Group M 33 (73.3%) 12 (26.7%) 40 (88.8%) 5 (11.1%)
Group C 16 (35.6%) 29 (64.4%) **P value ***P value 18 (40%) 27 (60%) **P value ***P value
0.034 0.006 0.01 0.003
  1. Data are presented as numbers (N), percent (%)
  2. *P value (for group T versus M)
  3. **P value (for group C vs T)
  4. ***P value (for group C vs M). P value < 0.05 is significant