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Table 1 Demographic and clinical details

From: Alteration in emergency theatre prioritisation does not alter outcome for acute appendicitis: comparative cohort study

  Group 1 Group 2   
Period January–March August–October p Test
Number of patients (n) 36 31 -  
Males (n) 27 17 0.08 Fisher's exact
Age (mean;95% CI) 20.7 (16.6;24.7) 25 (19;31) 0.36 Mann-Whitney U
Perioperative antibiotics (n) 15 15 0.63 Fisher's exact
Complications (n) 4 0 0.12 Fisher's exact
Confirmed appendicitis 33 28 1 Fisher's exact
Appendix histology*     
   Normal 3 4   
   Inflammed 19 20 0.07 Fisher's exact
   Necrosed 11 2   
   Perforated 3 5