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Table 4 Immediate operation rates at night or on holiday

From: Validity of predictive factors of acute complicated appendicitis

  January 2009 to December 2012 (172 cases, retrospective study) [5] January 2013 to October 2014 (116 cases, prospective study) p-Value
During office hour/at night or on a holidaya 113/59 56/60 < 0.01
Immediate operation rates at night or on holiday 49 (83 %) 35 (58 %) < 0.01
  1. Results of intentional prevention from immediate surgery at night or on a holiday compared with those of retrospective study when without the intention
  2. aThe time when the patients presented to our hospital