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Table 1 Comparison of general data before tracheal intubation among the three groups

From: Comparison of three fixation methods for orotracheal intubation in 95 adults

Items The twill tape method (n = 31) The fixator method (n = 31) The alternation method (n = 33) Test statistic P value
Male/female 14/17 20/11 22/11 3.644 0.162
Average age (years old) 75.3 ± 10.9 70.1 ± 14.6 67.0 ± 15.7 2.840 0.064
NEWS 5.3 ± 1.9 5.9 ± 1.5 5.3 ± 1.4 1.625 0.203
GCS 3.2 ± 0.5 3.2 ± 0.5 3.2 ± 0.7 0.086 0.918