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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of 100 patients included in the study

From: Emergency management with resection versus proximal stoma or stent treatment and planned resection in malignant left-sided colon obstruction

  Acute Staged resection p value
Resection Stoma Stent
n = 57 (%) n = 23 (%) n = 20 (%)
Sex ratio (M/F) 31:26 (55/46) 13:10 (57/43) 7:13 (35/65) 0.274
Age (year) 74 ± 12 67 ± 12 71 ± 10 0.040
ASA     0.144
 1 12 (21) 1 (4) 7 (35)  
 2 18 (32) 13 (57) 6 (30)  
 3 24 (42) 7 (30) 7 (35)  
 4 3 (5) 2 (9) 0 (0)  
Days of obstruction 1.3 1.2 1.5 0.552
  1. Values in parentheses are percentage unless otherwise indicated. Values are mean ± SD. The association with sex, the Pearson chi-square, and the association with the age and days of obstruction ANOVA was used. Association with ASA and the linear-by-linear association were used