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Table 3 Univariate Kaplan-Meier Survival Analysis according different nutritional indicators evaluated in the preoperative period of patients with CRC

From: Impact of genetic mutations and nutritional status on the survival of patients with colorectal cancer

Nutrition indicators N Medium survival (months)
(CI 95%)
Log-rank P
BMI (kg/m2)
  < 23.0 (Undernourished)a / <  18.5 (Undernourished)b 9 24.1 (14.0–34.2) 9.297 0.026
 23.0–28.0 (normal)a / 18.5–24.9 (normal)b 20 35.9 (29.4–42.4)
 28.0–30.0 (Overweight)a / 25–29.9 (Overweight)b 6 46.3 (32.2–60.3)
  > 30.0 (obesity)a / > 30.0 (obesity)b 11 47.0 (40.1–53.9)
Nutritional Risk Screening – NRS
 Nutritional risk 29 33.5 (27.4–39.7) 6.405 0.011
 Without nutritional risk 16 51.5 (46.4–56.5)  
PG – SGA
 Well nourished 21 47.9 (41.5–54.4) 0.051 0.051
 Moderetely malnourished 20 32.6 (25.5–39.6)
 Severely malnourished 5 27.4 (13.1–41.8)
Phase angle 5.170 0.023
  < 5o 15 31.8 (23.3–40.4)
  > 5o 25 47.5 (41.5–53.4)
Visceral adipose tisse 4.607 0.032
  < 163.8 cm2 – male / <  80.1 cm2 -female 15 33.0 (22.8–43.3)
  > 163.8 cm2 - male / >  80.1 cm2 – female 24 44.1 (38.3–50.0)
VAT /SAT
  < 0.4- male / < 0.4 – female 9 32.7 (22.9–42.4) 0.818 0.366
  >  0.4 - male / >  0.4 – female 27 43.1 (36.0–50.2)
Sarcopenia
 Sarcopenic 19 34.7 (25.2–44.1) 4.930 0.026
 Without sarcopenic 20 45.8 (22.9–42.4)   
  1. a Classification BMI to elderly -PAHO; b Classification BMI to adults – WHO