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Table 1 Demographic, clinical, and laboratory findings of patients in the discovery cohort

From: Acute appendicitis: transcript profiling of blood identifies promising biomarkers and potential underlying processes

   Unit APP (11) ABD (9)
Gender   %M 54.55 55.56
Age Mean Years 40.73 45.89
SD   15.45 15.54
BMI Mean BMI 24.51 26.44
SD   4.92 4.48
Race   %C 100.00 55.56
  %AA 0.00 44.44
Smoker   % 18.18 11.11
Duration of Symptom Mean Hours 29.45 32.75
SD   18.68 30.65
Temperature Mean Celsius 36.97 36.80
SD   0.47 0.38
WBC Mean K/ul 13.06 13.23
SD   6.44 30.65
Elevated Neutrophils >75 % % 55.00 37.50
Neutrophils Mean %WBC 77.18 70.00
  SD   8.76 10.14
Creatinine Mean   0.78 1.54*
SD   0.13 1.06
pH <7.35 % 0.00 11.11
Na < 130   % 0.00 0.00
HCT < 30   % 0.00 11.11
Glu > 250   % 0 0
Total RNA conc. Mean ng/ul 102.36 66.48
Immunosupressed SD   72.49 34.06
Folds amp. Mean fold 67.96 64.13
Antibiotic use SD   60.48 35.81
Defensin Score Mean RNA level 1.26 2.62*
SD   0.92 1.46
  1. *indicates p < 0.05 (uncorrected t-test probability)
  2. % indicates the percent of patients exhibiting that trait, unless otherwise indicated