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Table 1 Patient and observer results at 1 week, with statistical analysis

From: Prospective observational study to evaluate the need for skin sutures to close laparoscopic skin incisions

Umbilical wound, 1 week Suture group observer Suture group patient Non-suture observer Non-suture patient Student's t observer Student's t patient
Tenderness 2.04 1.92 2.22 2.58 P = 0.5 P = 0.12
Bleeding N/a 1.56 N/a 1.36 N/a P = 0.36
Infection 1.33 1.67 1.25 1.38 P = 0.3 P = 0.43
Bruising 1.46 1.5 1.04 1.71 P = 0.4 P = 0.13
  1. 0 = best and 10 = worst on visual analogue