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Table 3 Comfort

From: Evaluation of clinical efficacy and safety of cervical trauma collars: differences in immobilization, effect on jugular venous pressure and patient comfort

    P-values of comparisons
Collar type Mean degree of comfort Range of comfort Vista Miami J Stifneck Philadelphia
Vista 4.2 ± 0.8 3 - 5     
Miami J 3.9 ± 1.0 2 - 5 0.55    
Stifneck 2.8 ± 1.0 3 - 5 0.007 0.031   
Philadelphia 2.2 ± 0.8 1 - 3 < 0.001 0.002 0.27 -
  1. The mean, standard deviation and range of comfort (scale 1-5) of the various collars as experienced by the participants. Collars in order of decreasing comfort. P-values of comparisons are shown to the right.