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Table 4 Time of symptom and serology recovery*

From: Adefovir dipivoxil induced hypophosphatemic osteomalacia in chronic hepatitis B: a comparative study of Chinese and foreign case series

  C group F group P-value
Initial time of pain relief (months)    0.001a
 ≤1 37(46.3%) 3(18.8%)
 1<T≤3 36(45.0%) 6(37.5%)
  > 3 7(8.8%) 7(43.8%)
Initial time of serum Phos. Rising (months)    0.099a
 ≤1 19(35.2%) 2(20.0%)
 1<T≤3 25(46.3%) 3(30.0%)
 3<T≤6 6(11.1%) 4(40.0%)
 >6 4(7.4%) 1(10.0%)
  1. *Eighty and 16 patients recorded the initial time of pain relief in C and F group, respectively, and 54 and 10 patients recorded the initial time of serum Phos. Rising
  2. aTwo independent sample Mann-Whitney U test