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Table 2 Comparison of inflammation levels between the experimental groups

From: Comparison of Hydroxyethyl starch 130/0.4 (6%) with commonly used agents in an experimental Pleurodesis model

  Control (n = 8) PI (n = 6) Talc (n = 7) AB (n = 7) HES (n = 8)
n % n % n % n % n %
Non-existent 7a 87.5 0b 0 0b 0 0b 0 3b 37.5
Inflammation between > 0–5% 1a 12.5 3a. b 50 3a. b 42.9 2a. b 28.6 5b 62.5
Inflammation between > 5–30% 0a 0 3b 50 4b 57.1 3b 42.9 0a 0.0
Inflammation between > 30–100% 0a 0 0a 0 0a 0 2a 28.6 0a 0.0
  1. Pearson Chi-square test with subset comparison for column proportions. Chi-Square = 35.633, p < 0.001. Percentages represent column proportion. The same letters indicate the lack of significant difference from other group subsets (No correction for multiple hypothesis testing)