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Table 6 Summary of statistically significant factors predictive of complicated appendicitis

From: Predictive ability of CT findings in the differentiation of complicated and uncomplicated appendicitis: a retrospective investigation of 201 patients undergone appendectomy at initial admission

Factors Odds ratiosa
Clinical characteristics  
Lack of pain migration 2.06
Neutrophilia ≥ 82% 2.87
Duration of symptom ≥ 24 h 5.84
CT findings  
Mucosal enhancement defect 4.62
Moderate-to-severe fat stranding 4.41
  1. aOdds ratios of those with 95% CIs above and not overlapping the null value, and a p value of less than 0.05 according to the multivariate regression analysis