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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: A 2-year follow-up study of patients with pharyngotonsillitis

  Percent  
Patients (n = 207) Controls (n = 108) χ2 p
Female 65 76 0.051
Smoker 14 8 0.090
History of often having a sore throat 34 6 <0.001
Previous tonsillectomy 14 13 0.70
Antibiotic treatment in the past month 7 3 0.11