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Table 2 Factor associated with appendicitis: multiple logistic regression analysis

From: Developing and validating of Ramathibodi Appendicitis Score (RAMA-AS) for diagnosis of appendicitis in suspected appendicitis patients

Domain Parameters Coefficient SE p value OR(95%CI) Scoring
Symptoms Progression of pain 1.04 0.4 0.007 2.8
(1.3–5.9)
1.04
Aggravation of pain by cough or movement 0.78 0.3 0.009 2.2
(1.2–3.8)
0.78
Migration of pain 0.80 0.3 0.004 2.6
(1.3–3.7)
0.77
Signs Body temperature ≥ 37.8 °C 1.64 0.5 < 0.001 5.1
(2.1–12.1)
1.64
Rebound tenderness 1.53 0.3 < 0.001 4.6
(2.7–7.7)
1.53
Lab results WBC > 10,000 cell/mm3 0.91 0.3 0.005 2.6
(1.3–5.0)
0.91
Neutrophil > 75% 0.69 0.3 0.010 2.3
(1.2–4.1)
0.69
Constant − 3.37
Total 3.99
  1. WBC white blood cell count