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Table 6 Gender distribution of sacral benign tumors and tumor-like lesions

From: Epidemiological characteristics of 1385 primary sacral tumors in one institution in China

Histology No. Male Female M:F Age range (years) Mean ± SD (age)
No. No. % No. % Male Female Total P value
Giant cell tumor 205 95 46.3% 110 53.7% 0.86:1 11–67 32.7 ± 10.3 35.8 ± 12.5 34.4 ± 11.6
P = 0.057
Neurofibroma 155 69 44.5% 86 55.5% 0.80:1 9–83 44.6 ± 13.8 48.4 ± 14.9 46.7 ± 14.5
P = 0.108
Schwannoma 119 60 50.4% 59 49.6% 1.02:1 13–79 44.6 ± 13.1 47.7 ± 13.9 46.1 ± 13.5
P = 0.212
Tuberculosis 24 8 33.3% 16 66.7% 0.50:1 8–76 46.9 ± 21.6 39.5 ± 17.7 42.0 ± 18.9
P = 0.380
Teratoma 23 4 17.4% 19 82.6% 0.21:1 5–62 33.8 ± 17.3 31.3 ± 12.4 31.7 ± 12.9
P = 0.741
Sacral canal cysts 22 11 50.0% 11 50.0% 1.00:1 19–81 46.0 ± 21.2 51.5 ± 12.3 48.8 ± 17.1
P = 0.461
Epidermoid cyst 21 4 19.0% 17 81.0% 0.24:1 19–78 32.8 ± 23.0 50.3 ± 16.4 47.0 ± 18.6
P = 0.089