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Table 1 Patient’s demographics, Co morbid diseases and post operative complications

From: Acute appendicitis in the elderly: risk factors for perforation

Characteristics Total population Perforated Non-perforated Post. op complication
100% 41% 59% 21%
Age 64.43 yr 65.23 yr 63.3 yr 64.3 yr
Sex     
Male 48 53 45) 61
Female 52 47 55 39
Co- morbidities 43 37 47 75
Diabetes 11 11 10 18
Hypertension 13 10 14 18
Cardiac diseases 12 9 16 18
Lung diseases 4 3 5 9
Renal diseases 2 2 2 7
Malignancies 1 2 1 5