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Table 1 Demographic data and results

From: Appendicitis: What does really make the difference between private and public hospitals?

  Hospital P value
MBoi Einstein
Gender    0,055
  Male 67 (60,4%) 69 (48,3%)  
  Female 44 (39,6%) 74 (51,7%)  
Age 16 (11 - 28) 32 (15 - 44) <0,001
Onset of symptoms 48 (24 - 72) 24 (12 - 48) <0,001
US_CT    <0,001
  None 65 (58,0%) 19 (13,3%)  
  US 34 (30,4%) 67 (46,9%)  
  TC 9 (8,0%) 20 (14,0%)  
  US + CT 4 (3,6%) 37 (25,9%)  
Perforation rates (AP rates 62 (55,9%) 66 (46,5%) 0,011
Complication    0,024
  No 92 (82,1%) 131 (91,6%)  
  Yes 20 (17,9%) 12 (8,4%)  
Interval admission/appendectomy (hours) 12 (6 - 20) 9 (6 - 14) <0,001*
LOS (days) 4 (3 -6) 1.8 (1.4 – 2.3) <0,001*
  1. *: P value adjusted by the anatomy result, duration of symptoms, gender, age and achievement of Ultrasound and CT.