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Table 1 Comparison between the two studied groups according to different parameters

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  Cases (n = 44) Control (n = 41) Test of Sig. p
Sex     
Male 27 (61.4%) 26 (63.4%) χ2 = 0.038 0.845
Female 17 (38.6%) 15 (36.6%)   
Age (years)     
Mean ± SD 60.1 ± 8.3 59.4 ± 8.3 t = 0.375 0.708
Median (Min.–Max.) 60.5 (42–71) 60.0 (39–72)   
Child Pugh class     
A 25 (56.8%) 22 (53.7%) χ2 = 0.086 0.770
B 19 (43.2%) 19 (46.3%)   
Lesion size (cm) (n = 57) (n = 55)   
Mean ± SD 3.2 ± 0.9 3.0 ± 0.7 t = 1.293 0.199
Median (Min.–Max.) 2.9 (1.9–4.8) 2.9 (1.6–4.7)   
Number of lesions (n = 57) (n = 55)   
1 33 (75.0%) 27 (65.9%) χ2 = 3.190 MCp = 0.156
2 9 (20.5%) 14 (34.1%)   
3 2 (4.5%) 0 (0.0%)   
  1. SD: Standard deviation, t: Student's t-test, χ2: Chi-square test, MC: Monte Carlo, p: p value for comparing between the two studied groups