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Table 1 Demographic data of cleft palate patients and their correlation with age

From: The effect of intervelar veloplasty under magnification (Sommerlad’s Technique) without tympanostomy on middle ear effusion in cleft palate patients

Variable Average± SDa/ frequency Gender
Male Female P. value
Age (month) 11.5 ± 2.1 11.4 ± 2.3 11.6 ± 2.0 0.703
ICPb 21 8 13 0.909
UCLPc 17 6 11 0.838
BLCLPd 3 2 1 0.285
Submucosa cleft 2 0 2 0.276
  1. aStandard deviation
  2. bIsolated cleft palate
  3. cUnilateral cleft lip and palate
  4. dBilateral cleft lip and palate