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Table 1 Characteristics and analysis of patients according to type of appendicitis

From: International normalized ratio and serum C-reactive protein are feasible markers to predict complicated appendicitis

  Non-complicated appendicitis (n = 180) Complicated appendicitis (n = 54) p-value
Gender Male 92 (51.1 %) 34 (63.0 %) 0.125
Female 88 (48.9 %) 20 (38.0 %)
Age in years (mean ± SD) 34.7 ± 17.9 39.5 ± 21.7 0.144
WBC Normal 44 (24.4 %) 11 (20.4 %) 0.536
Elevated 136 (75.6 %) 43 (79.6 %)
Neutrophil percent Normal 70 (38.9 %) 15 (27.8 %) 0.136
Elevated 110 (61.1 %) 39 (72.2 %)
C-reactive protein Normal 52 (28.9 %) 4 (7.4 %) 0.001
Elevated 128 (71.1 %) 50 (92.6 %)
Total bilirubin Normal 138 (76.7 %) 37 (68.5 %) 0.227
Elevated 42 (23.3 %) 17 (31.5 %)
Body temperature Normal 163 (90.6 %) 50 (92.6 %) 0.79
Elevated 17 (9.4 %) 4 (7.4 %)
INR Normal 175 (97.2 %) 46 (85.2 %) 0.001
Elevated 5 (2.8 %) 8 (14.8 %)
  1. WBC white blood cell counts, INR international normalized ratio, SD standard deviation, n number of patients