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Table 2 Comparison of baseline characteristics of patients after PSM

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

Variables Group A (n = 202) Group B (n = 202) p value
Gender (male) 94 (46.5) 93 (46.0) 0.921
Age (years) 61.0 \(\pm\) 6.4 61.1 \(\pm\) 6.0 0.853
Body mass index (kg/m2) 29.5 \(\pm\) 2.2 29.4 \(\pm\) 2.3 0.495
Comorbidities    
 Hypertension 88 (43.6) 85 (42.1) 0.763
 Diabetes mellitus 34 (16.8) 38 (18.8) 0.603
 Cardiac and pulmonary diseases 13 (6.4) 12 (5.9) 0.836
 Renal insufficiency 11 (5.4) 9 (4.5) 0.646
Tobacco use    0.940
 Current 35 (17.3) 37 (18.3)  
 Former 72 (35.6) 69 (34.2)  
 Never 95 (47.0) 96 (47.5)  
ASA    0.842
 1 + 2 103 (51.0) 105 (52.0)  
 3 + 4 99 (49.0) 97 (48.0)  
 Albumin (mg/dL) 40.4 \(\pm\) 2.7 40.1 \(\pm\) 2.8 0.332
 Hemoglobin (g/dL) 13.5 \(\pm\) 0.8 13.5 \(\pm\) 0.7 0.916
 Creatinine (mg/dL) 0.8 \(\pm\) 0.1 0.8 \(\pm\) 0.1 0.809
Surgical approach    1.000
 Open DP 124 (61.4) 124 (61.4)  
 Laparoscopic DP 78 (38.6) 78 (38.6)  
Splenectomy    0.590
 Standard DP 167 (82.7) 171 (84.7)  
 Spleen preserving DP 35 (17.3) 31 (15.3)  
Pancreatic texture    0.717
 Soft 157 (77.7) 160 (79.2)  
 Hard 45 (22.3) 42 (20.8)  
Pathology    1.000
 Benign 113 (55.9) 113 (55.9)  
 Malignant 89 (44.1) 89 (44.1)