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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: In-hospital costs of an admission for adhesive small bowel obstruction

  Conservative treatment (n = 20) Operative treatment (n = 19) P-value
Age 63.6 ± 15.7 63.4 ± 14.6 0.962
Female 12 (60.0 %) 14 (73.7 %) 0.365
Previous abdominal operationsa 2 (IQR 2-3) 1 (IQR 1-3) 0.111
Charlson Score 3.3 ± 2.4 3.6 ± 1.7 0.568
ASA score
 - Class 2 17 (85.0 %) 16 (84.2 %) 0.946
 - Class 3 3 (15.0 %) 3 (15.8 %)
Origin
 - Home 19 (95.0 %) 19 (100.0 %) 0.336
 - Nursing home 1 (5.0 %) 0 (0.0 %)
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation or N (percentage)
  2. a median + inter quartile range