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Table 5 Patient reported outcomes of bone graft harvesting surgery per group

From: Patients’ appreciation of pre-implant augmentation of the severely resorbed maxilla with calvarial or anterior iliac crest bone:a randomized controlled trial

  Calvarium group
n = 10
Iliac crest group
n = 10
Comparing groups
Median (IQR) Median (IQR) Mann-Whitney U p-value*1
Donor site pain (VAS-scores)
 How would you rank the current pain felt at the donor site? 1(0;1)   2(1;3)   30.500 1.000
Donor site related complaints in daily functioning Yes No Yes No Pearson-χ2 test  
 During the past week, did you perceive any of the following
  Headache 2 8 2 8 .000 1.000
  Difficulties with wearing cloths*2: 0 10 1 9 1.053 .305
  Difficulties with functional mobility *3*4 0 10 1 9 1.053 .305
 Are you satisfied with the scar aesthetics at the donor site? 10 0 8 2 2.222 .474
 Do you consider the altered contour of the donor site bothersome? 1 9 1 9 0.000 1.000
  1. Results are presented as the number or the median (interquartile ranges: IQR)
  2. *1 Exact sig. (2-sided)
  3. *2Difficulties with wearing daily cloths such as a hat, cap, belt or pair of trousers
  4. *3Difficulties with getting around in daily living, such as with walking, climbing the stairs or cycling
  5. *4Statistical test performed exclusive of one case with pre-surgical difficulties on functional mobility