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Table 1 Comparison of baseline demographic and clinical data in the three groups on day 0

From: Management of otitis externa with an led-illuminated gel: a randomized controlled clinical trial in dogs

 Group QWGroup BWGroup CStatistical data
(n = 21)(n = 23)(n = 20)P-value
Age
(mean ± sd; months)
100.0 ± 31.4106.4 ± 45.791.8 ± 45.6F = 0.66 P = 0.520
Body weight
(mean ± sd; Kg)
23.1 ± 11.223.4 ± 11.618.9 ± 10.4F = 1.06 P = 0.352
Gender
(F:M ratio; number of cases)
9:1213:1011:9χ2 = 0.958 P = 0.619
Exudate type
(C:S ratio; number of cases)
12:97:166:14χ2 = 4.293 P = 0.117
  1. QW group receiving LIG once weekly, BW group receiving LIG twice weekly, C group receiving standard of care twice daily, sd standard deviation, F female, M male, C ceruminous exudate, S suppurative exudate