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Table 2 Top procedures performed in host versus refugee population

From: Humanitarian surgical service utilization by a host country population: comparing surgery patterns between refugees and Tanzanians using an interrupted time-series analysis

Operation type Tanzanian Refugee p value
Caesarean section 2119 (78.5%) 6148 (79.7%) 0.18
Bilateral tubal ligation 215 (8.0%) 510 (6.6%) 0.018
Herniorrhaphy 211 (7.8%) 502 (6.5%) 0.021
Exploratory laparotomy 133 (4.9%) 406 (5.3%) 0.50
Hysterectomy 67 (2.5%) 144 (1.9%) 0.051
Hydrocelectomy 30 (1.1%) 91 (1.2%) 0.77
Appendectomy 20 (0.7%) 119 (1.5%) 0.002
Orchidectomy 17 (0.6%) 23 (0.3%) 0.017
Repair 25 (0.9%) 101 (1.3%) 0.12
Oophorectomy 2 (0.1%) 22 (0.3%) 0.060*
Ventral suspension 2 (0.1%) 27 (0.3%) 0.018*
Cystectomy 7 (0.3%) 30 (0.4%) 0.33
Evacuation 9 (0.3%) 22 (0.3%) 0.69
Excision 9 (0.3%) 18 (0.2%) 0.38
Colporraphy 3 (0.1%) 16 (0.2%) 0.43*
Haemorrhoidectomy 13 (0.5%) 8 (0.1%)  < 0.001
Myomectomy 3 (0.1%) 14 (0.2%) 0.58*
Hysterotomy 8 (0.3%) 10 (0.1%) 0.073
Lipoma Excision 8 (0.3%) 8 (0.1%) 0.028
  1. *Fisher exact test performed given cell with less than count of five (5)