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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 497 patients undergoing DP

From: Impact of surgeon work duration prior to distal pancreatectomy on perioperative outcomes: a propensity score matching analysis

Variables Group A (n = 279) Group B (n = 218) p value
Gender (male) 118 (42.3) 105 (48.2) 0.192
Age (years) 60.4 \(\pm\) 6.6 61.0 \(\pm\) 5.9 0.281
Body mass index (kg/m2) 28.9 \(\pm\) 2.4 29.7 \(\pm\) 2.5  < 0.000
Comorbidities    
 Hypertension 126 (45.2) 90 (41.3) 0.387
 Diabetes mellitus 55 (19.7) 41 (18.8) 0.800
 Cardiac and pulmonary diseases 19 (6.8) 12 (5.5) 0.550
 Renal insufficiency 15 (5.4) 11 (5.0) 0.870
Tobacco use    0.503
 Current 45 (16.1) 44 (20.2)  
 Former 103 (36.9) 76 (34.9)  
 Never 131 (47.0) 98 (45.0)  
ASA    0.015
 1 + 2 123 (44.1) 120 (55.0)  
 3 + 4 156 (55.9) 98 (45.0)  
 Albumin (mg/dL) 40.6 \(\pm\) 2.7 40.2 \(\pm\) 2.8 0.053
 Hemoglobin (g/dL) 13.6 \(\pm\) 0.8 13.5 \(\pm\) 0.7 0.639
 Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.8 \(\pm\) 0.1 0.8 \(\pm\) 0.1 0.078
Surgical approach    0.590
 Open DP 173 (62.0) 130 (59.6)  
 Laparoscopic DP 106 (38.0) 88 (40.4)  
Splenectomy    0.739
 Standard DP 236 (84.6) 182 (83.5)  
 Spleen preserving DP 43 (15.4) 36 (16.5)  
Pancreatic texture    0.586
 Soft 196 (70.3) 158 (72.5)  
 Hard 83 (29.7) 60 (27.5)  
Pathology    0.426
 Benign 150 (53.8) 125 (57.3)  
 Malignant 129 (46.2) 93 (42.7)