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Table 1 Patient and disease factors (total cohort)

From: Improving management of comorbidity in patients with colorectal cancer using comprehensive medical assessment: a pilot study

  Observation Intervention Total
# % # % # %
Age
 Mean 74 73 73
 Median 76 74 75
 Range 40 36 40
Sex
 Female 14 38.9 24 66.7 38 52.8
 Male 22 61.1 12 33.3 34 47.2
Prioritised ethnicity
 NZ European 32 88.9 34 94.4 66 91.7
 Māori 2 5.6 2 5.6 4 5.6
 European Other 1 2.8 0 0.0 1 1.4
 Not Stated 1 2.8 0 0.0 1 1.4
Cancer type
 New primary diagnosis of colon cancer 27 75.0 26 72.2 52 72.2
 Metastatic relapse of known colon cancer 3 8.3 1 2.8 4 5.6
 New primary diagnosis of rectal cancer 4 11.1 9 25.0 13 18.1
 Metastatic relapse of known rectal cancer 2 5.6 0 0.0 2 2.8
TNM stage grouping
 One 4 11.4 2 6.9 10 13.9
 Two 14 40.0 9 31.0 24 33.3
 Three 10 28.6 14 48.3 26 36.1
 Four 7 20.0 4 11.4 12 16.7
Tumour grade
 Well-differentiated 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
 Moderately differentiated 26 74.3 24 82.8 57 79.2
 Poorly differentiated 5 14.3 4 13.8 9 12.5
 Undifferentiated 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
 Mucinous 4 11.4 1 3.4 6 8.3
Surgery for Primary Tumour 32 88.9 36 100 68 94,4
 Elective/Planned 28 87.5 29 80.6 57 83.8
 Acute - Emergency 4 12.5 5 13.9 9 13.2
 Acute – Non-Emergency 0 0 2 5.6 2 2.9