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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics

From: Trends in diagnostic approaches for pediatric appendicitis: nationwide population-based study

Non-perforated appendicitis (N = 32,491)
No %
Perforated appendicitis (N = 12,038)
No. %
p-value*  
Gender  
 Male 19,494 60 7298 60.62 0.2346  
 Female 12,997 40 4740 39.38   
Age group (y/o)  
  ≤ 6 2383 7.33 2014 16.73 <0.0001*  
 7–12 11,575 35.63 5205 43.24   
 13–18 18,533 57.04 4819 40.03   
  1. *Significant differences: p < 0.05