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Table 4 Observation of intestinal motility

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

  “Group A” (n = 35) “Group B” (n = 35) p value
2 h    
 Audible 20 (57.14%) 5 (14.29%) < 0.001*
 Sluggish 9 (25.71%) 12 (34.29%)  
 Inaudible 6 (17.14%) 18 (51.43%)  
6 h    
 Audible 26 (74.29%) 24 (68.57%) 0.861
 Sluggish 6 (17.14%) 7 (20.00%)  
 Inaudible 3 (8.57%) 4 (11.43%)  
12 h    
 Audible 35 (100%) 35 (100%) NA
  1. 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)