Table 3

Demographic characteristics

Surgical groupConservative groupP value
Total number of patients9279
Mean age, years (range)19.15 (12–40)18.48 (12–76)>0.05*
Gender, no. (%)
 Male48 (52.17)40 (50.63)>0.05† 
 Female44 (47.83)39 (49.37)
Affected side, no. (%)
 Right45 (48.91)30 (37.97)>0.05†
 Left47 (51.09)49 (62.03)
Mean follow-up, months (range)27.28 (24–96)24.46 (24–108)
  • *Tested for significance using Student’s t-test.

  • †Tested for significance using χ2 test.