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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Radical hysterectomy with adjuvant radiotherapy versus radical radiotherapy for FIGO stage IIB cervical cancer

Characteristic Surgery-based group RT-based group P-value
Total no. patients 148 290  
Median age, y (range) 48 (25–70) 51 (24–88) 0.003
Histopathology    0.456
 Squamous cell carcinoma 136 (92.0%) 272 (93.8%)  
 Non-Squamous cell carcinoma 12 (8.0%) 18 (6.2%)  
Pelvic nodal status (Radiological evidence)    0.356
 Positive 27 (18.24%) 43 (14.83%)  
 Negative 121 (81.76%) 247 (85.17%)  
Maximum tumor diameter (mm)    0.003
 > 40 26 (17.57%) 89 (30.69%)  
 ≤ 40 122 (82.43%) 201 (69.31%)  
Pretreatment hemoglobin level (g/L) 112.12 ± 10.53 113.56 ± 8.41 0.140