Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics

All (n=27)With acute pancreatitis (n=19)No acute pancreatitis (n=8)
Frequency (%); mean±SD; median (range)
Demographics
 Age (years)33.59±10.2235.26±10.5829.63±8.63
 Sex
  Male24 (88.89)17 (89.47)7 (87.5)
 Occupation
  None7 (25.93)7 (36.84)
  Construction and related trade workers12 (44.44)8 (42.11)4 (50.00)
  Student3 (11.11)1 (5.36)2 (25.00)
  Food preparation assistants3 (11.11)2 (10.53)1 (5.26)
  Cleaners and helpers1 (3.70)1 (5.26)
  Driver and vehicle operators1 (3.70)1 (5.26)
 Place of residence
  Urban27 (100)19 (70.37)8 (29.63)
Clinical characteristics
 Subtype of acute pancreatitis
  Interstitial edematous pancreatitis18 (94.7)
  Necrotising pancreatitis1 (5.26)
 BISAP score
  0–212 (63.16)
  3–57 (36.84)
 SIRS score
  ≥224 (88.89)17 (89.47)7 (87.50)
 Need for vasopressor support
  None5 (18.52)5 (26.32)
  Single13 (48.15)6 (31.58)7 (87.5)
 At least two9 (33.33)8 (42.11)1 (12.5)
 Presence of gallstones
  With gallstones3 (11.11)3 (15.79)
  Without gallstones24 (88.89)16 (84.21)8 (100)
 Heavy alcohol use
  With history4 (14.81)3 (15.79)1 (12.50)
  Without history23 (85.19)16 (84.21)7 (87.50)
 Body mass index (kg/m2)21.34±3.4422.09±3.6219.54±2.23
  • BISAP, Bedside Index for Severity in Acute Pancreatitis; SIRS, systemic inflammatory response syndrome.