Table 2

Relation between score of patient knowledge and his/her preference towards surgical treatment over continuation of medical therapy (n=309)

Q1. Do you prefer surgical treatment over continuation of medical therapyUP value
Yes (n=142)No (n=167)
No (%)No (%)
Patient’s knowledge
Total score
 Mean±SD4.25±1.643.74±1.689985.50*0.015*
% Score
 Mean±SD42.46±16.4237.37±16.76