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Table 1 clinical characteristics of patients [case (%)]

From: Effect comparison of three different types of transanal drainage tubes after anterior resection for rectal cancer

Characteristics Fr32 silicone tube(n = 81) Fr24 silicone
tube(n = 54)
Fr24 latex
tubes(n = 47)
χ2 value P value
Gender     0.284 0.868
 Male 45 (55.56) 30 (55.56) 24 (51.06)   
 Female 36 (44.44) 24 (44.44) 23 (48.94)   
Age (years)     3.916 0.141
 <60 30 (37.04) 15 (38.46) 25 (53.19)   
 ≥60 51 (62.96) 39 (61.54) 22 (46.81)   
Hemoglobin(g/ L)     0.513 0.774
 ≤90 12 (14.81) 8 (14.81) 5 (10.64)   
 > 90 69 (85.19) 46 (85.19) 42 (89.36)   
Albumin (g/ L)     0.369 0.820
 ≤30 8 (9.88) 7 (12.96) 6 (12.77)   
 > 30 73 (90.12) 47 (87.04) 41 (87.23)   
Chronic diseases (diabetes, etc.)     3.328 0.189
 Yes 35 (43.21) 15 (38.46) 17 (36.17)   
 No 46 (56.79) 39 (61.54) 30 (63.83)   
Tumor diameter (cm)     1.190 0.385
 ≤ 3 28 (34.57) 14 (25.93) 18 (38.30)   
 >3 53 (65.43) 40 (74.07) 29 (61.70)   
Anastomotic level (cm)     1.373 0.503
 ≤ 5 19 (23.46) 16 (29.63) 10 (21.28)   
 >5 62 (76.54) 36 (70.37) 37 (78.72)   
Tumor stage     0.362 0.849
 T1–2 17 (20.99) 10 (18.52) 8 (17.02)   
 T3–4 64 (79.01) 44 (81.48) 39 (82.98)   
Regional lymph nodes     1.863 0.394
 N0–1 58 (71.60) 43 (79.63) 32 (68.09)   
 N2 23 (28.40) 11 (20.37) 15 (31.91)