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Table 3 Demographic, clinical, and surgical characteristics of patients in the SARP and CC groups (n = 161)

From: Conditions associated with worse acceptance of a simplified accelerated recovery after surgery protocol in laparoscopic colorectal surgery

Variables SARP (n = 84) CC (n = 77) p-value
Age    
Mean ± SD 55.01 ± 12.60 58.39 ± 13.86 0.074a
Median (Q1; Q3) 55.5 (48.0; 61.8) 58.0 (51.0; 70.0)  
Sex, n (%)    
Female 51 (53.1) 45 (46.9) 0.769b
Male 33 (50.8) 32 (49.2)  
BMI    
Mean ± SD 25.41 ± 5.14 25.89 ± 4.91 0.890a
Median (Q1; Q3) 25.47 (22.54; 28.41) 25.24 (22.60; 27.97)  
ASA, n (%)    
1 41 (51.9) 38 (48.1) 0.945b
2 43 (52.4) 39 (47.6)  
Disease, n (%)    
Malignant 57 (49.6) 58 (50.4) 0.295b
Benign 27 (58.7) 19 (41.3)  
Type of surgery, n (%)    
Colectomy 70 (83.33) 59 (76.62) 0.084b
Proctectomy 14 (16.67) 18 (23.28)  
Duration of the surgery, min 234.25 ± 67.11 249.81 ± 77.34  
Mean ± SD 240.00 (180.00; 270.00) 240.00 (195.00; 300.00)  
Median (Q1; Q3)    0.274a
Concomitant resection of other organs, n (%)    
Yes 25 (50.0) 25 (50.0) 0.711b
No 59 (53.2) 52 (46.8)  
Need for ostomy, n (%)    
Ileostomy 14 (37.8) 23 (62.2) 0.061c
No 69 (56.1) 54 (43.9)  
  1. SARP simplified accelerated postoperative recovery program, CC conventional postoperative care, BMI body mass index, SD standard deviation, Q1; Q3 interquartile range
  2. aMann Whitney U test; basymptotic chi-square test; cexact chi-square test