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Table 4 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study group associated with perioperative morbidity

From: Radical cystectomy over the age of 75 is safe and increases survival

  Perioperative morbidity (10 days) Px² test
  No Yes
  N % N %
Gender      
   Male 36 59.0 25 41.0 0.752
   Female 11 55.0 9 45.0  
Age (years) , mean (SD) 79.3(4.0) 78.9(3.2) 0.650**
Age (years)      
   <77 14 60.9 9 39.1 0.895
   77-80 17 54.8 14 45.2  
   >80 16 59.3 11 40.7  
BMI, mean (SD) 25.6(2.9) 25.5(3.7) 0.873**
Urinary diversion      
   Ileal conduit 22 56.4 17 43.6 0.724*
   S-pouch 4 80.0 1 20.0  
   Cutaneous ureterostomy 21 56.8 16 43.2  
pT (TNM system)      
   pTis 3 25.0 9 75.0 0.070
   pT1 to pT2b 17 60.7 11 39.3  
   pT3a to pT3b 18 62.1 11 37.9  
   pT4a to pT4b 9 75.0 3 25.0  
Nodes (TNM system)      
   0 34 56.7 26 43.3 0.675
   1-2 13 61.9 8 38.1  
Hospital stay, mean (SD) 13.7(8.4) 12.1(5.4) 0.334**
Charlson score      
   ≤6 39 56.5 30 43.5 0.511
   >6 8 66.7 4 33.3  
  1. *Indicates reference category.
  2. **Hazard ratio cannot be calculated because of no distribution.