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Table 2 Adjusted odds ratios for perforated appendicitis

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

Variables ORs 95% CI p-value *
Gender
 Male 1
 Female 0.985 0.94–1.03 0.5372
Age group (y/o)
 13–18 1
 7–12 1.756 1.67–1.84 <0.0001*
  ≤ 6 3.094 2.87–3.34 <0.0001*
Type of diagnosis
 Neither US nor CT 1
 US 1.227 0.91–1.65 0.1729
 CT 2.744 2.55–2.95 <0.0001*
 Both US and CT 5.062 3.14–8.17 <0.0001*
  1. ORs odds ratios, CI confidence interval, US ultrasound, CT computed tomography
  2. *Significant differences: p < 0.05