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Table 3

Frequency distribution of phlebitis severity in the studied groups by time intervals.

severity of phlebitis Studies hours Zero-degree (%) One-degree (%) two-degree (%) three-degree (%) four-degree (%) p value
12 Intervention 19 8 3 0 0 0.02
(63/3) (26/7) (10) (0) (0)

Control 14 4 6 6 0
(46/7) (13/3) (20) (20) (0)

24 Intervention 15 8 5 2 0 0.10
(50) (26/7) (16/7) (6/7) (0)

Control 14 13 0 3 0
(46/7) (43/3) (0) (10) (0)

36 Intervention 17 8 5 0 0 0.16
(56/7) (26/7) (16/7) (0) (0)

Control 14 4 11 1 0
(46/7) (13/3) (36/7) (3/3) (0)

48 Intervention 20 7 3 0 0 0.19
(66/7) (23/3) (10) (0) (0)

Control 13 9 6 2 0
(43/3) (30) (20) (6/7) (0)

60 Intervention 21 6 3 0 0 0.056
(70) (20) (10) (0) (0)

Control 13 6 10 1 0
(43/3) (20) (33/3) (3/3) (0)

72 Intervention 23 5 2 0 0 0.001
(76/7) (16/7) (6/7) (0) (0)

Control 10 5 11 3 1
(33/3) (16/7) (36/7) (10) (3/3)

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