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Table 3 Results from the chi-square and Mann-Whitney tests.

From: Fast-track versus conventional surgery in relation to time of hospital discharge following total hip arthroplasty: a single-center prospective study

Variables Group P value
Conventional
(N = 51)
Fast track
(N = 47)
Blood transfusion    
Yes 38 (74.5) 2 (4.2) 0.000
No 13 (25.4) 47 (95.7)
Intensive care unit    
Yes 37 (72.5) 1 (2.1) 0.000
No 14 (27.4) 46 (97.8)
Complications    
No 49 (96.0) 42 (89.6) 0.124
Yes 2 (3.9) 5 (10.6)
Length of stay (nights) 6.4 ± 1.5 2.3 ± 0.8 < 0.001
  1. Significance level was taken to be p < 0.05