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Table 1 Main demographic descriptors of the two groups with gall stones

From: Place for elective cholecystectomy for patients with severe thalassaemia: a retrospective case control study

  Thalassaemia patients with gall stones Non thalassaemia patients with gall stones
Number 98 62
Gender (females) 45 (46%) 47 (76%)
Mean age (years) 26.8 ( ± SD 10.9) 47.5 ( ± SD 19.7)
Median age (IQR) (years) 24.2 (18.2–29.2) 44.7 (39.7–49.7)
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