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Table 1 Comparison of baseline data in the two groups

From: A comparative study to evaluate the feasibility of preoperative percutaneous catheter drainage for the treatment of lumbar spinal tuberculosis with psoas abscess

Groups Cases (n) Sex Age (years) ESR
(mm/h)
CRP (mg/L) The involved segments single biarticulate triarticular
Male Female
A 36 20 16 42.5 ± 10.2 74.5 ± 8.2 83.4 ± 7.0 23 10 3
B 32 18 14 42.3 ± 9.8 73.3 ± 9.8 82.8 ± 6.1 21 9 2
Statistic   χ2 = 0.002 t = 0.928 t = 0.126 t = 0.268 χ2 = 0.328
P value   0.964 0.360 0.901 0.790 0.848
  1. ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate, CRP C-reactive protein