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Table 3 Eustachian tube function for AR group and control group

From: Eustachian tube dysfunction in patients with house dust mite-allergic rhinitis

  Control group (59 subjects) AR group (59 patients) χ2 p
Tympanometry1 (236 ears) 15.29 p = 0.005
 Type A, N (%) 116 (98.3%) 99 (83.9%)   
 Type B, N (%) 0 4 (3.4%)   
 Type C, N (%) 2 (1.7%) 15 (12.7%)   
TMM1 (236 ears) 27.65 p < 0.0001
 Normal, N (%) 111 (94.1%) 79 (66.9%)   
 Abnormal, N (%) 7 (5.9%) 39 (33.1%)   
ETDQ-7 Score2 (118 patients) 7.394 p = 0.0065
 < 15, N (%) 50 (84.7%) 37 (62.7%)   
 ≥ 15, N (%) 9 (15.3%) 22 (37.3%)   
  1. 1Statistical analysis was performed by the number of ears
  2. 2Statistical analysis was performed by the number of patients
  3. TMM tubomanometry, ETDQ-7 seven-item Eustachian Tube Dysfunction Questionnaire