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Table 2 Comparison of sequential S.A.P.S. between tracheostomised and non-tracheostomised groups.

From: Early tracheostomy in closed head injuries: experience at a tertiary center in a developing country – a prospective study

  Tracheostomy Non Tracheostomy p Value
Day 1 59.34 ± 2.7247 58.94 ± 2.2127 0.6016
Day 2 59.24 ± 2.4294 58.30 ± 2.3515 0.7243
Day 3 57.88 ± 3.4850 56.97 ± 2.1617 0.1303
Day 4 55.70 ± 3.8587 55.97 ± 2.9302 0.6965
Day 5 54.04 ± 4.4856 55.25 ± 3.7422 0.1961
Day 10 49.48 ± 6.1954 52.20 ± 5.8929 0.0460
Day 15 43.86 ± 8.1665 49.83 ± 7.2391 0.0028