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Table 1 Demographic and clinical data of the patients

From: Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion: Comparison of titanium and polyetheretherketone cages

Variable TTN (n = 44) PEEK(n = 42) p-value
Age at surgery (years) 51.09 ± 8.88 57.64 ± 11.10 0.030
Gender    0.768
  Male 26 28  
  Female 18 14  
Smoker    0.400
  Yes 27 22  
  No 17 20  
Follow-up (months) 30.568 ± 14.32 26.1 ± 9.97 0.096
Radiculopathy 36 34 0.796
Myelopathy 8 8 0.918