Table 6: (a) Risk factors for diverticulitis in the young after logistic regression analysis. (b) Risk factors for complicated diverticulitis regardless of age.
(a)

Parameter CoefficientStandard error OR95% CI

Male gender 1.070.5430.0472.931.01–8.51
BMI ≥ 25 1.81
0.7890.0216.121.30–28.77
Alcohol 1.140.5430.0353.141.08–9.14

(b)

Parameter CoefficientStandard error OR95% CI

Fever > 38°C1.110.4800.0203.051.18–7.82
WBC > 12000 1.260.5160.0133.551.29–9.79

OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; WBC: white blood cell; and BMI: body mass index.