Table 2: Sex and age distributions of the study participants.

Variables

Healthy controls ()

Tinnitus patients

value

Acute ()

Chronic ()

Sex

Male

20

11

9

0.637

Female

20

8

12

Age, y (mean ± SD)

46.53 ± 14.23

45.21 ± 12.46

47.81 ± 15.87

0.848

Age subgroup

19–29 y

7

3

4

30–39 y

3

2

1

40–49 y

10

5

5

50–59 y

13

7

6

60–69 y

5

2

3

70 y

2

0

2

Data are or mean ± SD. Sex distribution was evaluated using the Chi-square test. Age was evaluated by analysis of variance (ANOVA). Statistical significance was set at a value < 0.05.