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Table 4 Eustachian tube function for AR severity

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

  Mild AR (n = 22 patients) Moderate-severe AR (n = 37 patients) χ2 p
Tympanometry1 (118 ears) 7.176 p = 0.0277
 Type A, N (%) 42 (95.5%) 57 (77.0%)   
 Type B, N (%) 0 4 (5.4%)   
 Type C, N (%) 2 (4.5%) 13 (17.6%)   
TMM1 (118 ears) 11.95 p = 0.0005
 Normal, N (%) 38 (86.4%) 41(55.4%)   
 Abnormal, N (%) 6 (13.6%) 33 (44.6%)   
ETDQ-7 Score2 (59 patients) 8.392 p = 0.0038
 < 15, N (%) 19 (86.4%) 18 (48.6%)   
 ≥ 15, N (%) 3 (13.7%) 19 (51.4%)   
  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