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Table 3 Procedure time.

From: Improving ciaglia blue rhino technique for tracheostomy with a simple procedural modification

  Group A Group B p-value
Mean ± SD(min) 4.7 ± 1.5 5.6 ± 3.1 < 0,001
Short, <5 min 50 (71,4%) 32 (49,2%)  
Moderate, 5-8 min 14 (20 %) 23 (35,4%)  
Prolonged, >8min 6 (8,6%) 10 (15,4%)