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Table 3 Accuracy of imaging modality

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

  BMI < 25 kg/m2 BMI ≥ 25 kg/m2 p-value
Sonography accuracy 223 (61 %) 83 (53 %) 0.12
Non-conclusive sonography    
- for female 21 (6 %) 66 (42 %) <0.0001
15 (8 %) 25 (52 %) <0.0001
CT accuracy    
- for female 81 (88 %) 76 (85 %) 0.76
37 (82 %) 33 (80 %) 0.89
Non-conclusive CT    
- for female 10 (11 %) 5 (6 %) 0.31
6 (13 %) 4 (4 %) 0.78