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Table 1 Table 1:

From: Latex sensitisation in hydrocephalic patients with and without spina bifida

Group Patients n NRL sensitized NRL allergic Number of surgeries, mean/maximum
Spina bifida/No shunt 49 11/22.4%*1 4/8.2% n.s. 2.6/9*1
Spina bifida/with shunt 123 63/51% 17/13.8% 7.0/30
Shunt/No Spina bif. 34 6/17.7%*1 2/5.8% n.s. 5.7/12 n.s.
  1. *1 Chi square test, p = 0.01, n.s. = not significant.