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Research Article

Platelet Distribution Width Levels Can Be a Predictor in the Diagnosis of Persistent Organ Failure in Acute Pancreatitis

Table 3

Demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients with and without POF.

All patientsNon-POFPOF value

Number13510530
Age, years48.55 ± 14.8349.4 ± 14.0146.7 ± 16.700.369
Male gender69 (51.1%)54 (51.4%)15 (50.0%)0.891
Daily drinker52 (38.5%)39 (37.1%)13 (43.3%)0.542
Current smoker58 (43.0%)45 (42.9%)13 (43.3%)0.963
Etiology0.121
 Biliary72 (53.3%)62 (59.0%)10 (33.3%)
 Alcohol31 (29.5%)20 (19.0%)11 (36.7%)
 Hyperlipidemia24 (22.9%)16 (15.2%)8 (26.7%)
 Idiopathic8 (5.9%)7 (6.7%)1 (3.3%)

POF: persistent organ failure.

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