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Table 3 Incidence of SBP recurrence and causes of death in both groups

From: Norfloxacin with itopride versus norfloxacin alone in secondary prophylaxis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis: a randomized trial

Time Group I
number
No. (%)
Group II
number
No. (%)
χ2 P value
2nd month (n=80)     
 SBP free 35 (87.5) 26 (65.0) 5.59 0.018*
 SBP 5 (12.5) 14 (35.0)   
4th month (n=72)     
 SBP free 34 (89.5) 25 (73.5) 3.08 0.079
 SBP 4 (10.5) 9 (26.5)   
6th months (n=70)     
 SBP free 34 (87.5) 23 (71.8) 2.49 0.094
 SBP 4 (12.5) 9 (28.1)   
Fate (end study)     
 Alive 38 (95.0) 32 (80.0)   0.043*
 Dead 2 (5.0) 8 (20.0) 4.11  
Causes of death     
 HRS 2 (5.0) 5 (12.5) 2.94 0.230
 SBP 0 (0.0) 6 (15.0)   
 HE 0 (0.0) 3 (7.5)   
  1. *Significant