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Table 2 Demographic variables of patients with and without thrombosed external haemorrhoid (TEH)

From: Aetiology of thrombosed external haemorrhoids: a questionnaire study

  Individuals with TEH
(N = 72)
Individuals without TEH
(N = 76)
p - values (t-test)
Males (per cent) 61,1 60,5  
Age (mean +/- standard deviation, years) 42,7 (+/- 15,0) 49,4 (+/- 15,9) p < 0.05
Body Mass Index (mean +/- standard deviation, kg) 24,3 (+/- 4,3) 25,5 (+/- 4,6) p < 0.001
Non-Germans (N) 7 2  
Professions (per cent)    
   employee 47,7 52,3  
   worker 49,6 50,4  
   civil servant 51,1 48,9  
   housewife 48,2 51,8  
   trainee 45,7 54,3  
   pensioner 51,9 48,1  
   self-employed 45,7 54,3