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Table 1 Demographic and perioperative characteristics study participants

From: The use of perineural dexamethasone and transverse abdominal plane block for postoperative analgesia in cesarean section operations under spinal anesthesia: an observational study

  Group TAPD
N = 29
Group TAPA
N = 29
P-value
Age (year)a+ 28.44 ± 2.81 26.41 ± 3.407 0.211
Height (m)a+ 1.61 ± 0.0402 1.59 ± 0.0385 0.698
Weight (kg)a+ 71.06 ± 6.803 69.48 ± 6.21 0.40
BMI (Kg/m2)a+ 25.92 ± 2.046 25.969 ± 2.461 0.831
Operation surgery (min)a+ 48 ± 7.64 45 ± 5.85 0.131
Gravidityb+    
One 8 11 0.158
Two 18 13  
Three and above 3 5  
  1. *P-value: p < 0.05 is statistically significant; N.B: a mean ± SD, b frequency of cases, +: the comparison between the two groups using Chi-Square Test, TAPD: transverse abdominis plane block with dexamethasone, TAPA: transverse abdominis plane block without dexamethasone