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Table 3 Analysis of clinical outcomes and laboratory findings

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

  Normal CRP (n = 56) Elevated CRP (n = 178) p-value
Hospital stay (days) 3.20 ± 0.84 3.94 ± 1.29 <0.001
Wound complication No 47 (83.9 %) 164 (92.1 %) 0.072
  Yes 9 (16.1 %) 14 (7.9 %)  
  Normal INR (n = 221) Elevated INR (n = 13) p-value
Hospital stay (days) 3.70 ± 1.18 4.85 ± 1.68 0.001
Wound complication No 200 (90.5 %) 11 (84.6 %) 0.072
  Yes 21 (9.5 %) 2 (15.4 %)  
  1. CRP serum C-reactive protein, INR international normalized ratio, n number of patients