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Table 2 Times needed for the stabilisation procedures stratified by the condition

From: Vacuum mattress or long spine board: which method of spinal stabilisation in trauma patients is more time consuming? A simulation study

Parameter Stabilisation method p-value
Spine board
(n=94)
Vacuum mattress
(n=78)
Total time 94.0 (88.1 – 99.9) 289.5 (267.8 – 311.2) < 0.01
Total time ideal conditions 83.4 (77.5 – 89.3) 254.4 (235.6 – 273.2) < 0.01
Total time realistic conditions 112.6 (102.6 – 122.6) 358.3 (316.0 – 400.6) < 0.01
  1. The mean values with 95% confidence interval in brackets are expressed in seconds
  2. n numbers