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Table 2 Clinical characteristics of subjects who underwent impacted mandibular third molar removal in 2013 and 2018

From: Effect of educational intervention on the appropriate use of oral antimicrobials in oral and maxillofacial surgery: a retrospective secondary data analysis

  2013 (n = 48) 2018 (n = 55) p value
Sex (male) 21 (43.8%) 22 (40%) .841
Age 37.5 (24.8, 52) 33 (24, 55.5) .947
Smoking 7 (14.6%) 13 (23.6%) .320
Alcohol consumption 11 (22.9%) 14 (25.5%) .821
Allergy 9 (18.1%) 8 (14.5%) .604
Extraction tooth number 2 (1, 3) 2 (1, 3) .520
Operation time (min) 81.5 (51.8, 112) 84 (58, 108) .443
Prescription period of total antibiotics (intravenous and oral) 6 (6, 6) 2 (2, 3) < .001
Prescription period of oral antibiotics 3 (1, 6) 1 (1, 6) < .001
  1. Median (first quartile, third quartile)