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Table 4 Number and percentage of patients diagnosed with appendicitis

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

Variable Total Perforated Nonperforated
n=214 (100%) n = 87 (41%) n = 127 (59%)
Diagnostic tools:    
Clinical assessment 66 (31) 27 (31) 39 ( 31)
Ultrasonography 85 (40) 29 (33) 56 (44)
Computerized scan 63 (29) 31 (36) 32 (25)