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Table 1 Comparison between short-segment fixation and long-segment fixation as regards neurological status

From: Short-segment posterior fixation with index level screws versus long-segment posterior fixation for thoracolumbar spine fracture: angle of correction and pain

Neurological status Short Long Chi-square test
No. % No. % × 2 P value
Pre-op
 ASIA A 1 2.27 2 4.25 2.930 .711
 ASIA B 1 2.27 3 6.38
 ASIA C 2 4.5 3 6.38
 ASIA D 3 6.8 1 2.12
 ASIA E 37 84 37 78.72
Post-op
 ASIA A 0 0 4 8.51 5.135 .400
 ASIA B 1 2.27 0 0
 ASIA C 2 4.5 1 2.12
 ASIA D 3 6.8 6 12.76
 ASIA E 38 84 36 76.6