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Table 2 Incidence of postoperative sore throat

From: Effects of benzydamine hydrochloride on postoperative sore throat after extubation in children: a randomized controlled trial

POSTControl group (n = 71)BH group (n = 71)P-value
No (score = 0)36 (50.7%)29 (40.8%)0.238
Yes (score ≥1)35 (49.3%)42 (59.2%) 
score125 (35.2%)27 (38.0%) 
27 (9.9%)9 (12.7%) 
33 (4.2%)6 (8.5%) 
  1. BH Benzydamine hydrochloride, POST Postoperative sore throat
  2. All P-values are calculated by Chi-square test