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Table 4 Comparison of epidemiological factors between patients with and patients without postoperative PSP recurrence

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

  Recurrence Non-recurrence P-value
Number of patients 9 57  
Age, years (mean ± SD) 17 ± 1.6 17 ± 1.3 0.78
Sex (male/female) 9/0 51/6 0.31
Height, cm (mean ± SD) 174.2 ± 6.4 171.4 ± 6.5 0.23
Weight, kg (mean ± SD) 56.7 ± 7.0 56.0 ± 7.3 0.89
Body mass index (mean ± SD) 18.6 ± 2.3 19.1 ± 1.8 0.41
Laterality (left/right) 6/3 32/25 0.55
History of contralateral PSP (yes/no) 7/2 19/38 0.01
  1. PSP primary spontaneous pneumothorax