Table 1

Baseline patient characteristics of subjects with and without ovarian cancer
Demographic data Subjects with ovarian cancer Subjects without ovarian cancer P
n = 8,810 n = 8,810
n % n %
Age (interquartile range) 49 (41 to 58) 49 (41 to 58) 1.000
  ≥50 years 4,357 49.5 4,357 49.5 1.000
  <50 years 4,453 50.5 4,453 50.5
Comorbidities
  Diabetes mellitus 1,446 16.4 1,447 16.4 0.984
  Hypertension 2,425 27.5 2,426 27.5 0.987
  Chronic kidney disease 709 8.0 708 8.0 0.978
  Dyslipidemia 1,987 22.6 1,986 22.5 0.986
  Coronary artery disease 52 0.6 50 0.6 0.843
  Atrial fibrillation 47 0.5 45 0.5 0.834
  Peripheral arterial occlusive disease 19 0.2 17 0.2 0.739
Treatment
  Surgery 6,160 69.9
  Chemotherapy 6,590 74.8
  Cisplatin-based 3,093 35.1
  Carboplatin-based 5,041 57.2
  Non-platinum-based 402 4.6

Kuan et al.

Kuan et al. BMC Medicine 2014 12:53   doi:10.1186/1741-7015-12-53

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