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Table 1 General characteristic of the study population

From: Impact of perioperative nutritional status on the outcome of abdominal surgery in a sub-Saharan Africa setting

Characteristics Number (n = 85) Percentage
Gender
 Male 38 44.7
 Female 47 55.3
Indications of surgery
 Appendicitis 26 30.6
 Evisceration 2 2.4
 Anal wound 3 3.5
 Perineum gangrene 2 2.4
 Hemoperitoneum post blunt abdominal with splenic rupture 2 2.4
 Digestive hemorrhage 3 3.5
 Hernia 9 10.5
 Parietal mass 2 2.4
 Intestinal occlusion 12 14.1
 Peritonitis 15 17.6
 Post ulcer bulbar stenosis 3 3.5