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Table. 1.

Demographics of patients

 Younger (<70) (n=35)  Older (≥70) (n=11) p value
Age (years)*56.3±7.9 (42~68)73.1±2.1 (71~77)<0.001
Sex0.124
 Male28 (80.0)6 (54.5)
 Female7 (20.0)5 (45.5)
Body mass index (kg/m2)*23.1±3.1 (17.4~29.0)21.2±3.4 (14.5~25.5)0.189
ASA score0.005
 1~234 (97.1)7 (63.6)
 ≥31 (2.9)4 (36.4)
Comobidity
 Cardiovascular disease10 (28.6)3 (27.3)>0.999
 Diabetes mellitus7 (20.0)2 (18.2)>0.999
Smoking15 (42.9)4 (36.4)>0.999
Concurrent chemotherapy
 5-Fluorouracil/Leucovorin 31 (88.6)9 (81.8)0.619
 Capecitabine4 (11.4)2 (18.2)
Sphincter preserving surgery0.065
 Yes27 (77.2)5 (45.5)
 No8 (22.8)6 (54.5)
Protective ileostomy13 (37.1)2 (18.2)0.132

Values are mean (range); other values in parentheses are percentage.

J Minim Invasive Surg 2017;20:108~112 https://doi.org/10.7602/jmis.2017.20.3.108
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