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Table 3 Distribution of frequencies of morphology of vertical laminar fractures in coronal plane according to the intact or deficits of preoperative neurological status

From: Association of the presence and its types of lamina fractures with posterior dural tear and neurological deficits in traumatic thoracic and lumbar burst fractures

Morphology Preoperative neurological status Statistic test
Intact Deficits
N Percentage N Percentage
Overall difference statistical analysis χ2 test
 Group I 54 37.0% 92 63.0% P < 0.001
 Group II 28 77.8% 8 22.2%
 Group III 149 93.7% 10 6.3%
Multiple comparisons χ2 partition test
 Group I 54 37.0% 92 63.0% P < 0.001
 Group II 28 77.8% 8 22.2%
 Group I 54 37.0% 92 63.0% P < 0.001
 Group III 149 93.7% 10 6.3%
 Group II 28 77.8% 8 22.2% P = 0.007*
 Group III 149 93.7% 10 6.3%
  1. The asterisk (*) denotes Fisher’s exact test