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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with pneumothorax

From: Neo-generation of neogenetic bullae after surgery for spontaneous pneumothorax in young adults: a prospective study

  Total Presented for 1-year follow-up Did not present for 1-year follow-up P -value
Number of cases with pneumothorax 66 36 30
Number of patients 57 30 27
Male/female (cases) 60/6 33/3 27/3 0.81
Left/right (cases) 38/28 22/14 16/14 0.52
Age (years)
 Range 14–20 14–20 15–20 0.03
 Mean ± SD 17 ± 2 17 ± 2 18 ± 1
 Median 17 17 18
Height (cm)
 Range 156.5–184.5 156.5–183.0 158.0–184.5 0.53
 Mean ± SD 171.8 ± 6.5 172.0 ± 6.5 171.2 ± 6.7
 Median 173.8 174.0 172.3
Weight (kg)
 Range 42.0–72.5 42.0–70.9 43.0–72.5 0.99
 Mean ± SD 56.0 ± 7.2 56.3 ± 7.3 55.6 ± 7.2
 Median 55.3 56.4 54.3
Body mass index (kg/m2)
 Range 14.6–23.8 15.1–23.8 14.6–22.2 0.68
 Mean ± SD 19.0 ± 1.8 19.1 ± 1.9 18.9 ± 1.8
 Median 19.0 18.9 19.0
  1. SD standard deviation