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Table 2 Comparison of baseline data between the 2 groups

From: Sodium hyaluronate combined with rhEGF contributes to alleviate clinical symptoms and Inflammation in patients with Xerophthalmia after cataract surgery

Group Monotherapy Group
(n = 50)
Combination Group
(n = 56)
χ2/t P value
Sex
 Male 27 (54.00) 26 (46.43) 0.606 0.436
 Female 23 (46.00) 30 (53.57)
Age, y 66.8 ± 8.9 68.3 ± 9.1 0.856 0.394
BMI (kg/m2) 21.42 ± 2.15 22.03 ± 2.12 1.469 0.145
Education level
 <Junior diploma 22 (44.00) 27 (48.21) 0.189 0.664
 ≥Junior diploma 28 (56.00) 29 (51.79)
Place of residence
 Urban area 26 (52.00) 25 (44.64) 0.573 0.449
 Rural area 24 (48.00) 31 (55.36)
Smoking history
 Yes 31 (62.00) 29 (51.79) 1.122 0.290
 No 19 (38.00) 27 (48.21)
Drinking history
 Yes 29 (58.00) 28 (50.00) 0.680 0.410
 No 21 (42.00) 28 (50.00)
  1. BMI Body mass index