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Table 1 Clinicopathological characteristics of the enrolled patients

From: Neutrophils to lymphocytes ratio as a useful prognosticator for stage II colorectal cancer patients

Parameter No of patients (n = 296) %
Neutrophil / Lymphocyte Ratio
 NLR ≤ 4.7 260 87.8
 NLR > 4.7 36 12.2
Gender
 Female 114 38.5
 Male 182 61.5
Age (years)
 Median + IR 72 (63–77)  
Age > 72
 Age ≤ 72 157 53
 Age > 72 139 47
Primary tumor
 Right colon 103 34.8
 Left colon 62 21
 Rectum 131 44.2
Differentiation
 Low 63 21.3
 Medium + High 233 78.7
Τ
 T1 18 6
 T2 57 19.2
 T3 195 65.9
 T4 26 8.8
Ν
 N0 187 63.2
 N1 77 26
 N2 32 10.8
No of lymph nodes harvested
 Median + IR 19 (14–27.5)  
No of lymph nodes harvested
 Lymph nodes ≥12 261 88.2
 Lymph nodes < 12 35 11.8
Stage
 Stage I 61 20.6
 Stage II 126 42.6
 Stage III 109 36.8
Perineural invasion
 No 273 92.2
 Yes 23 7.8
Vascular invasion
 No 253 85.5
 Yes 43 14.5
Lymphatic invasion
 No 257 86.8
 Yes 39 13.2
Follow-up (months)
 Median + IR 45 (27–68.5)  
Site of recurrence
 Distant 16 51.6
 Local 15 48.4
Follow up
 Alive with recurrence 8 2.7
 Deaths related to the recurrence 23 7.8
 Deaths unrelated to the disease 45 15.2
 Alive 220 74.3
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