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Table 3 Comparison of PDV based on factors with P < 0.1 from categorical variables

From: Predictive factors for pleural drainage volume after uniportal video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: a single-institution retrospective study

Factors PDV (ml, IQR) P value
Smoking history   0.030
With 900 (640–1493)  
Without 830 (550−1315)  
Surgical location   0.031
LUL 835 (552.5−1384)  
LLL 920 (610−1510)  
RUL 800 (525−1210)  
RML 660 (430−1020)  
RLL 880 (630−1435)  
Surgical location   0.015
Upper or middle lobe 805 (540−1269)  
Lower lobe 910 (630−1468)  
  1. PDV pleural drainage volume, IQR interquartile range, LUL left upper lobe, LLL left lower lobe, RUL right upper lobe, RML right middle lobe, RLL right lower lobe