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Table 1 Comparison of the demographic features and leukocyte count, CRP, and RDW levels of the subjects in the acute appendicitis and the control groups

From: The role of red cell distribution width in the diagnosis of acute appendicitis: a retrospective case-controlled study

  Acute appendicitis (n = 590) Control group (n = 121) p
Male/female 332/258 69/52 .82
Age (y)* 36.7 ± 12.2 35.2 ± 8.1 .67
Leukocyte (× 103/mm3)* 13.5 ± 4.5 7.5 ± 2 <0.01
CRP (mg/L)* 48.8 ± 73.6 4.6 ± 4.7 <0.01
RDW (%)* 15.4 ± 1.5 15.9 ± 1.4 0.01
  1. * Values are means±standard deviation.
  2. Abbreviations: CRP C-reactive protein, RDW red cell distribution width.