Table 2

Reasons for delay in surgical treatment

Reasons for delayGroup A
n (%)
Group B
n (%)
Medical reasons11 (64.7)8 (61.5)
Misdiagnosis or missed diagnosis4 (23.5)4 (38.5)
Delayed transfer7 (41.2)2 (23.1)
Personal reasons6 (35.3)5 (38.5)
Clinical instability4 (23.5)4 (30.8)
Concerns in healthcare cost2 (11.8)1 (7.7)
Total17 (100.0)13 (100%)