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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of all randomized patients.

From: To whom do the results of the multicenter, randomized, controlled INSECT trial (ISRCTN 24023541) apply? - assessment of external validity

Parameter PCC SCC TCC p-value (Chi-Square)
Age (years)     
Mean (SD) 67.7 (10.8) 64.7 (11.5) 61.3 (14.2) n.s.
Gender (n)     
female 70 73 86 n.s.
male 118 107 151 n.s.
Body Mass Index (kg/m 2 )     
Mean (SD) 26.2 (3.7) 25.9 (3.9) 25.6 (3.7) n.s.
Surgical Procedure (n)     
vascular 3 3 15 < 0.01
large intestine 106 85 82 n.s.
small intestine 1 0 7 < 0.01
rectum 68 40 37 n.s.
stomach/oesophagus 8 44 28 < 0.01
pancreas 2 2 40 < 0.01
Treatment according to protocol (%)     
yes 98.4 97.2 92.4 < 0.01
Lost to follow-up (%)     
  37.5 38.3 28.7 0.06