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Table 2 Patient treatment characteristics and outcomes stratified by race

From: Race is an independent predictor of survival in patients with soft tissue sarcoma of the extremities

Variable Overall White Black Asian p-value
Tumor Size      p < 0.001
  < 5 cm 3710 (28.2) 3261 (29.2) 319 (22) 130 (24.2)  
 >/= 5 cm 9438 (71.8) 7901 (70.8) 1130 (78) 407 (75.8)  
Tumor Grade      p = 0.02
 Well Differentiated 2803 (21.3) 2342 (21) 342 (23.6) 119 (22.2)  
 Moderately Differentiated 2138 (16.3) 1818 (16.3) 226 (15.6) 94 (17.5)  
 Poorly Differentiated 4811 (36.6) 4076 (36.5) 555 (38.3) 180 (33.5)  
 Undifferentiated 3396 (25.8) 2926 (26.2) 326 (22.5) 144 (26.8)  
Chemo Usage 2568 (20) 2300 (20.8) 301 (21.3) 115 (21.9) p = 0.70
RT Usage 7199 (55.3) 6127 (55.43) 771 (53.6) 301 (56.7) p = 0.33
Margin Status      p = 0.51
 Pos 2288 (18.7) 1949 (18.6) 237 (18.2) 102 (20.5)  
 Neg 9965 (81.3) 8502 (81.4) 1068 (81.8) 395 (79.5)  
Surgical Procedure      p < 0.001
 Amputation 759 (5.8) 631 (5.7) 104 (7.2) 24 (4.5)  
 Radical Resection 7116 (54.1) 6114 (54.5) 727 (50.9) 265 (49.4)  
 Local/ Partial Resection 4378 (33.3) 3706 (33.2) 464 (32) 208 (38.7)  
 None 895 (6.8) 711 (6.4) 144 (9.9) 40 (7.5)  
Amputation (subanalysis) 759 (5.8) 631 (5.7) 104 (7.2) 24 (4.5) p = 0.027
30 Day Mortality 50 (0.41) 46 (0.44) 3 (0.23) 1 (0.2) p = 0.15