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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample

From: Parallelogram flap versus homodigital island flap in the treatment of fingertip defects with bone exposure: a prospective controlled study

Characteristics of the sample Group A Group B P value
Age (year) 43.0 SD (11.8) (range 18–66) 45.2 SD (12.1) (range 21–65) 0.258
Gender (n)    0.758
 Male 58 63  
 Female 17 12  
Cause of injury (n)    0.684
 Twisting 26 21  
 Crushing 22 25  
 Cutting 27 29  
Finger type (n)    
 Thumb 15 14  
 Index fingers 17 19  
 Middle fingers 31 29  
 Ring fingers 8 10  
 Little fingers 4 3  
Interval between injury and operation (h) 5.78 h (range 4.7–8.4 h) 5.12 h (range 4.6–8.2 h) 0.635
Operation duration (min) 31.2 ± 3.3 97.8 ± 6.1 0.018*
  1. *p < 0.05 versus Group B using t-test