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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Effect of manual reduction and indirect decompression on thoracolumbar burst fracture: a comparison study

  Experimental group Control group P
Number 33 27  
Injury time (hr ± SD) 4.42 ± 1.26 4.29 ± 1.83 0.429
Gender (male to female) 28:5 25:2 0.759
Clinical manifestations
 Pain 33 27 0.282
 Transient dysuria 22 19 0.296
 Indwelling catheter for dysuria 12 11 0.973
 Constipation 5 3 0.853
 Bulbocavernous reflex was positive 33 27 0.282
 Anal reflex was positive 33 27 0.282
  1. P value of the injury time is calculated by independent sample t test (F = 0.721, P = 0.193 > 0.05); others are calculated by chi-squared test
  2. hr hour, SD standard deviation