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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of the study population (N = 50)

From: Ultrasound as a bedside tool for diagnosis of post-intubation tracheal stenosis

  Stenosis (n = 12) No-stenosis (n = 38) p value
Age (years)    0.036*
 Mean ± SD 62.50 ± 12.66 55.23 ± 12.19
Sex, no. (%)    0.439
 Male 6 (50) 22 (57.9)
 Female 6 (50) 16 (42.1)
BMI    0.007**
Mean ± SD 29.50 ± 6.26 24.05 ± 4.62
Smoking, no. (%)    0.892
 Non-smoker 8 (47.1) 16 (42.1)
 Active smoker 4 (23.5) 11 (28.9)
 Ex-smoker 5 (29.4) 11 (28.9)
APACHE II score    0.767
 Mean ± SD 25.42 ± 5.33 25.84 ± 4.89
Diagnosis, no. (%)    0.768
 COPD 6 (50) 18 (47.4)
 Non-COPD 6 (50) 20 (52.6)
Co-morbidities, no. (%) DM 4 (33.3) 14 (36.8) 0.556
 HTN 4 (33.3) 15 (39.5) 0.490
 Renal impairment 3 (25) 6 (15.8) 0.368
 Hepatic diseases 2 (16.7) 5 (13.2) 0.542
 Old CVS 2 (16.7) 2 (5.3) 0.240
  1. BMI Body mass index, APACHE II score Acute physiology and chronic health evaluation II score, COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases, ILD Interstitial lung disease, OHS Obesity hypoventilation syndrome, DM Diabetes mellitus, HTN Hypertension, CVS Cerebrovascular stroke