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Table 2 Base-line characteristics

From: Audio-video recording during laparoscopic surgery reduces irrelevant conversation between surgeons: a cohort study

  Control group
No audio recording
n = 20
Intervention group
Audio recording
n = 21
Age, yearsa 50 (48–70) 46 (36–51)
Sex
 Female, n (%) 13 (65%) 14 (67%)
 Male, n (%) 7 (35%) 7 (33%)
Active smoking, n (%) 5 (25%) 1 (5%)
Body Mass Index, kg/m2,a 30 (27–40) 37 (31–38)
Co-morbidity, n (%) 9 (45%) 10 (48%)
 Hypertension, n (%) 3 (15%) 4 (19%)
 Diabetes, n (%) 1 (5%) 4 (19%)
 Pulmonary disease, n (%) 1 (5%) 4 (19%)
 Cardiovascular disease, n (%) 3 (15%) 0 (0%)
 Psychiatric disorder, n (%) 3 (15%) 2 (10%)
 Systemic disease, n (%) 0 (0%) 3 (14%)
Previous abdominal surgery, n (%) 6 (30%) 11 (52%)
  1. aMedian (Interquartile range)