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Table 1 Patients characteristics between the anaemic and non-anaemic groups

From: A retrospective study: the prognostic value of anemia, smoking and drinking in esophageal squamous cell carcinoma with primary radiotherapy

  Anemic Non-anemic P value
Median age (years) 63 (40–76) 63 (38–84) 0.393
Male (n) 18 51 0.145
Female (n) 5 5
Hemoglobin (g/dL) Male 10. 5 (8.3-11.9) 13.7 (12.0-16.9) 0.000
Female 10.7 (9.3-10.8) 14.5 (11.8-15.3) 0.000
Tumor location (n) Cervical 1 7 0.639
Upper 3 10
Middle 13 26
Low 6 13
Initial treatment (n) Radiotherapy 3 19 0.134
Surgery + radiotherapy 8 11
Chemoradiotherapy 6 18
Surgery + Chemoradiotherapy 6 8
TNM stage (n) I 1 6 0.647
II 6 19
III 12 24
IV 4 7
Smoking (n) No 8 25 0.420
Yes 15 31
Drinking (n) No 10 29 0.502
  Yes 13 27  
  1. TNM, tumor, lymph node, metastasis.