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Table 4 Association of sex and surgical outcome in the studied groups

From: Surgical outcomes of decompression alone versus transpedicular screw fixation for upper lumbar disc herniation

  Groups  
Group 1 Group 2
Female Male Female Male
N % N % N % N % P1 value P 2 value
Improvement of sphincteric condition No 1 50.0 1 25.0 0 0.0 3 75.0 .540 .071
Partial 1 50.0 3 75.0 4 100.0 1 25.0
Motor power Improved 2 66.7 4 80.0 2 100.0 3 60.0 .673 .476
Little improved 1 33.3 1 20.0 0 0.0 2 40.0
Patient satisfaction No 1 10.0 1 8.3 0 0.0 3 23.1 .892 .141
Yes 9 90.0 11 91.7 11 100.0 10 76.9