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Table 2 Delay in surgical intervention and post operative mean hospital stay

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

Variable Perforated Non perforated P-value
n = (87) n = (127)
Mean delay in surgical treatment    
Pre hospital delay 79.6 ± 62.4 hr 47.3 ± 43.7 hr < 0.0001*
Hospital delay 19.2 ± 10.3 hr 18.7 ± 15.5 hr 0.7923
Post op hosp stay 7.4 ± 6.3 days 4.2 ± 3.1 days <0.0001*
  1. *The result is significant.