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Table 1 Clinical presentations of cases in both groups

From: Outcome of surgical repair of Pectus Excavatum in adults

Manifestations Group I (15–25) years (n = 40) Group II > 25 years (n = 46) χtest P-value
Number % Number %   
Palpitation 12 30% 9 19.6% 1.23 0.26 NS
Easy fatigability 34 85% 32 69.6% 2.8 0.09 NS
Excertional dyspnea 28 70% 23 50% 3.5 0.06 NS
Pain 40 100% 46% 100%   NS
Cosmetic satisfaction 10 25% 42 91.3% 38.884 P < 0.0001*
  1. NS non significant p-value
  2. *High Significant P-value