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Table 5 The changes of eustachian tube after treatment for AR

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

  Before (n = 59) After (n = 59) χ2 p
Tympanometry1 (118 ears) 5.981 p = 0.0503
 Type A, N (%) 99 (83.9%) 109(92.4%)   
 Type B, N (%) 4 (3.4%) 0   
 Type C, N (%) 15 (12.7%) 9 (7.6%)   
TMM1 (118 ears) 11.33 p = 0.0008
 Normal, N (%) 79 (66.9%) 101 (85.6%)   
 Abnormal, N (%) 39 (33.1%) 17 (14.4%)   
ETDQ-7 Score2 (59 patients) 8.761 p = 0.0031
 < 15, N (%) 37 (62.7%) 51 (86.4%)   
 ≥ 15, N (%) 22 (37.3%) 8 (13.6%)   
  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