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Table 3 Comparisons between the two groups regarding heart rate, respiratory rate, nausea, and vomiting

From: The new trending pain-free cesarean section: TAP block versus IV PCA

  “Group A” (n = 35) “Group B” (n = 35) p value
Heart rate    
 2 h 72.9 ± 7.6 83.3 ± 7.1 < 0.001*
 4 h 72.8 ± 6.9 83.7 ± 6.7 < 0.001*
 6 h 72.6 ± 9.4 74.9 ± 7.9 0.272
 12 h 71.6 ± 8.7 75.0 ± 9.1 0.115
 24 h 71.9 ± 9.2 74.9 ± 7.5 0.139
Respiratory rate    
 2 h 17.8 ± 2.6 17.4 ± 1.4 0.427
 4 h 16.9 ± 2.6 16.8 ± 1.3 0.839
 6 h 16.9 ± 2.9 16.8 ± 1.4 0.854
 12 h 16.5 ± 2.7 16.9 ± 1.5 0.446
 24 h 16.4 ± 3.1 16.7 ± 1.1 0.591
Nausea 3 (8.57%) 10 (28.57%) 0.03*
Vomiting 1 (2.86%) 6 (17.14%) 0.04*
  1. Independent samples t test was used to compare normally distributed variables between both groups; Values are expressed as Mean ± SD. Pearson chi-square test was used for qualitative data between both groups; Values are expressed as number and percentage
  2. *Statistically significant (p ≤ 0.05)