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Table 1 Patients demographics

From: Acute appendicitis in overweight patients: the role of preoperative imaging

  BMI <25 kg/m2 BMI ≥25 kg/m2 p-value
N (%) 463 (66 %) 242 (34 %) -
BMI kg/m2 (median) 22 (20–23) 28 (26–31) ≤0.0001
Age (years) 29 (23–39) 37 (30–51) ≤ 0.0001
Gender (male/female) 231/232 157/85 ≤ 0.0001
Leucocytes count (103 G/l) 13.2 (10.6–15.8) 13.1 (10.6–16.0) 0.52
CRP (mg/l) 21 (5.0–70.0) 27.0 (8.9–95.5) 0.02
Door to scalpel time (min) 485 (335–720) 508 (354–757) 0.63
  1. All results presented in median (interquartile range)