Table 1 Patients’ and operations’ characteristics

From: Assessment of noise pollution and its effect on patients undergoing surgeries under regional anesthesia, is it time to incorporate noise monitoring to anesthesia monitors: an observational cohort study

VariableCount (frequency)
TheaterGeneral surgery8 (20.0%)
Urological surgery7 (17.5%)
Obstetric6 (15.0%)
Ophthalmic surgery9 (22.5%)
Emergency department5 (12.5%)
Orthopedic surgery5 (12.5%)
Operation typeAnal fissure2 (5.0%)
Piles1 (2.5%)
Varicocelectomy3 (7.5%)
Ureteroscopy4 (10%)
Herniorraphy3 (7.5%)
Cesarean section6 (15%)
Varicose veins2 (5.0%)
Cataract surgery5 (12.5%)
Vitrectomy3 (7.5%)
Lid elevation1 (2.5%)
Appendectomy2 (5.0%)
Amputation2 (5.0%)
Knee arthroscopy1 (2.5%)
Femur pinning1 (2.5%)
Hip replacement1 (2.5%)
Tibial fixation1 (2.5%)
Ankelscope1 (2.5%)
Fournier gangrene debridement1 (2.5%)
Distribution over daysSaturday8 (20%)
Sunday6 (15%)
Monday8 (20%)
Tuesday4 (10%)
Wednesday7 (17.5%)
Thursday7 (17.5%)
  1. Data presented as number and percentage