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Table 1 Age, gender and number of patients included in the study

From: Diagnostic value of blood inflammatory markers for detection of acute appendicitis in children

  Nonsurgical abdominal pain Early appendicitis Phlegmonous appendicitis Perforated appendicitis Total
group 1 2 3 4  
Number of patients 22 81 78 30 211
Male/female 7/15 34/47 55/23 22/8 118/93
Mean age 9.5 yr 10.7 yr 10.3 yr 9.9 yr