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Table 4 Comparisons of postoperative outcomes between two groups

From: Delayed appendectomy versus early appendectomy in the treatment of acute appendicitis: a retrospective study

  Group A (≤ 8 hours) Group B (> 8 hours) P value
WBC, postoperative first day (×103/mm3) 10.5 ± 3.2 9.5 ± 3.3 0.0039
Time to soft diet (day) 1.9 ± 1.1 1.7 ± 0.8 0.0806
Postoperative hospital stay (day) 4.9 ± 2.8 4.4 ± 2.7 0.0719
Complication, case (%) 3 (1.7%) 8 (5.1%) 0.1225
Surgical site infection, case (%) 3 (1.7%) 6 (3.9%) 0.3143
Readmission within 30 days, case (%) 1 (0.6%) 1 (0.6%) 1.0000