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Table 1 Comparison of demographic data between flaps that survived and flaps with partial necrosis

From: Utilisation of distally based sural fasciocutaneous flaps in lower extremity reconstruction: a single-centre experience with 88 paediatric patients

  Flaps that survived
(n = 80)
N (%)
Flaps with partial necrosis
(n = 8)
N (%)
χ2 p
Sex     0.390*
 Male 62 (92.5) 5 (7.5)   
 Female 18 (85.7) 3 (14.3)   
Position of defect    5.368 0.068
 Pretibial region 3 (100.0) 0 (0.0)   
 Achilles tendon and heel 50 (96.2) 2 (3.8)   
 Dorsum of the foot 27 (81.8) 6 (18.2)   
Cause of defect     0.446*
 Traumatic 75 (91.5) 7 (8.5)   
 Non-traumatic 5 (83.3) 1 (16.7)   
  1. *Fisher’s exact test