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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: The impact of adjuvant therapies on patient survival and the recurrence patterns for resected stage IIa–IVa lower thoracic oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Parameter Number
(n = 127)
Adjuvant therapies
S
(n = 32)
S + CT S + RT S + CRT
(n = 23) p value (n = 26) p value (n = 46) p value
Sex     1.00   0.95   0.78
 Male 111 27 20   23   41  
 Female 16 5 3   3   5  
Age (years)     0.12   0.38   0.03
 < 60 59 10 12   11   26  
 ≥ 60 68 22 11   15   20  
Length (cm)     0.77   0.86   0.19
 < 4 64 14 11   12   27  
 ≥ 4 63 18 12   14   19  
T stage     0.14   0.43   0.82
 T1 9 4 1   1   3  
 T2 22 4 8   4   6  
 T3 94 23 14   21   36  
 T4 2 1 0   0   1  
Nodal stage     0.63   0.10   0.80
 N0 41 10 4   14   13  
 N1 68 17 16   8   27  
 N2 14 3 2   4   5  
 N3 4 2 1   0   1  
TNM stage     0.46   0.15   0.82
 IIA 41 10 4   14   13  
 IIB 11 4 2   1   4  
 IIIA 18 3 6   4   5  
 IIIB 53 13 10   7   23  
 IVA 4 2 1   0   1  
Differentiation     0.94   0.81   0.34
 Poor 49 10 7   10   22  
 Moderate 71 20 14   15   22  
 Well 7 2 2   1   2  
  1. p values were used to compare the characteristics of patients for S vs. S + CT, S vs. S + RT, and S vs. S + CRT