Table 1

Demographic and clinical characteristics of the University of California, San Francisco-University of Barcelona CRC Study

VariableMale (n = 60)Female (n = 60)Total (n = 120)
Mean age (± SD)69.4 (11.0)72.5 (11.9)70.9 ± 11.5
Stage
 A1 (1.7)a1 (1.7)2 (1.7)
 B28 (46.6)21 (35.6)49 (41.1)
 C16 (26.7)19 (32.2)35 (29.5)
 D15 (25.0)18 (30.5)33 (27.7)
Differentiation (poor)4 (7.1)8 (14.6)12 (10.8)
Location
 Cecum2 (3.3)9 (15.0)11 (9.2)
 Ascending5 (8.3)6 (10.0)11 (9.2)
 Transverse4 (6.7)5 (8.7)9 (7.5)
 Descending4 (6.7)8 (13.3)12 (10.0)
Proximal15 (25.0)28 (46.7)43 (35.9)
 Sigmoid24 (40.0)13 (21.7)37 (30.8)
 Sigmorectal6 (10.0)8 (13.3)14 (21.7)
 Rectal15 (25.0)11 (18.3)26 (11.7)
Distal45 (75.0)32 (53.3)77 (64.2)
  • a Number of cases (percentage in parentheses).