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Table 1 Distribution of demographic, clinical and pathologic CRC variables

From: Lymph nodes’ evaluation in relation to colorectal cancer staging among African Americans

  Number Results
Age, median (Interquartile range) 214 63 (53–72)
Male, no (%) 216 106 (49)
Location 210  
 Ascending   86 (41 %)
 Transverse   21 (10 %)
 Descending   26 (12 %)
 Rectosigmoid   77 (37 %)
Histology 215  
 Adenocarcinoma   179 (83 %)
 Mucinous Adenocarcinoma   31 (14 %)
 Other   5 (3 %)
Chemotherapy before surgery, no (%) 216 11 (5 %)
Radiotherapy before surgery, no (%) 216 11 (5 %)
Grade 193  
 Low   184 (95 %)
 High   10 (5 %)
Stage, no (%) 209  
 I   46 (22 %)
 II   71 (34 %)
 III   74 (35 %)
 IV   18 (9 %)
Number of LN resected 214  
 ≤12   77 (36 %)
 >12   137 (64 %)
Median (interquartile)   15 (10–22)
Tumor size, Median (interquartile) cm 192 4.5 (3.0-5.7)
Specimen size, Median (interquartile) cm 188 33 (21–61)
Number of metastatic LNs, Median (interquartile) 214 0 (0–2)
Ratio of metastatic LNs to total LNs examined, Median (interquartile) 214 0 (0–0.09)
*Some of the data is missing   
  1. n = 216*