Table 1

Demographic data.

≤65

(n=211)

n (%)

>65

(n=235)

n (%)

P


Gender

0.015

Male

115 (54.5)

101 (43)

Female

96 (45.5)

134 (57)

BMI

0.027

Under/normal weight

115 (54.5)

155 (66)

Overweight

69 (32.7)

63 (26.8)

Obese

27 (12.8)

17 (7.2)

ASA score

0.003

1

97 (46)

69 (29.4)

2

58 (27.5)

93 (39.6)

3

52 (24.6)

67 (28.5)

4

4 (1.9)

6 (2.6)

Preoperative comorbid diseases

Cardiovascular

77 (36.5)

114 (48.5)

0.065

Respiratory

12 (5.7)

24 (10.2)

0.080

Hepatic cirrhosis

6 (2.8)

8 (3.4)

0.735

Renal failure

8 (3.8)

18 (7.7)

0.082

Cerebral infarction

5 (2.4)

9 (3.8)

0.377

Diabetes

25 (11.8)

30 (12.8)

0.769

Autoimmunal

1 (0.5)

1 (0.4)

0.939

Others

12 (5.7)

34 (14.5)

0.002


Grosso et al. BMC Surgery 2012 12(Suppl 1):S20   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-12-S1-S20

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