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Table 2 Pre-operative imaging according to BMI

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

  BMI < 25 kg/m2 BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 p-value
No radiological examination 55 (11.9 %) 26 (10.7 %) 0.75
Sonography only (%) 316 (68.2 %) 127 (52.4 %) <0.0001
CT only (%) 41 (8.8 %) 60 (24.7 %) <0.0001
Both: sonography & CT (%) 51 (11 %) 29 (12 %) 0.25
No CT in female 190 (81 %) 44 (51 %) <0.0001