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Table 1 Comparison between PD and control patients

From: The role of appendectomy in the development of Parkinson’s disease: a retrospective study in a teaching hospital in Jordan

  Control (n = 500) PD (n = 266) p value
Age (M ± SD, range) years (68.1 ± 9.2, 55–96) (70.7 ± 11.4, 37–96) 0.001¥
Gender (M/F %) 50%/50% 57.1%/42.9% 0.068*
Appendectomy n (%) 27 (5.4%) 26 (9.8%) 0.023*
OR 1.81, 95% CI 1.08–3.04
RR 1.30, 95% CI 1.00–1.71
  1. ¥ t test, *Pearson χ2 test, PD vs control patients; CI confidence interval, SD standard deviation, M/F male/female, OR odds ratio, RR relative risk