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Table 1 Demographic Details

From: Measuring the impact of oesophagectomy on physical functioning and physical activity participation: a prospective study

Characteristic All Participants (n = 52) Participants included in the Final Analysis (n = 36) p-value
Age (SD) (years) 62.48 ± 9.03 62.39 (8.82) 0.91
  n %    
Gender
 Male 39 75 26 72 0.73
 Female 13 25 10 28  
Smoking Status
 Never 21 40 12 33 N/A
 Stopped > 8 weeks preoperative 28 54 22 61  
 Stopped < 8 weeks preoperative 1 2 1 3  
 Current smoker 2 4 1 3  
Histological Subtype
 Adenocarcinoma 38 73 25 69 0.51
 Squamous Cell Carcinoma 14 27 11 31  
Neo-adjuvant therapy protocol
 CROSS 28 54 15 42 N/A
 MAGIC 12 23 12 33  
 No neoadjuvant therapy 12 23 9 25  
ASA Score
 1 4 8 4 11 N/A
 2 35 67 24 67  
 3 13 25 8 22  
Surgical Approach
 Transthoracic 40 77 26 72 0.30
 Transhiatial 12 23 10 28  
Postoperative Recovery
 Hospital Length of Stay (median (IQR) 13.5 (9) 13.0 (7) 0.86
 Critical Care Length of Stay (median (IQR) 3.0 (1.75) 3.0 (1.0) 0.07
 Postoperative Complications 31 60 19 53 0.72
 In-hospital Postoperative Mortality 1 2 0 0 0.29
  1. Data is displayed as mean (standard deviation (SD)) for normally distributed data and as median (interquartile range (IQR) for non-normally distributed data. Categorical data is presented as frequency (percentage). P-value comparing all participants recruited to those included in the final analysis. N/A = chi squared test invalid