Table 1.

Patient characteristics

All patients
N (%)
Total281
Age, y
 <5018 (6.4)
 50–75177 (63.2)
 >7585 (30.4)
Sex
 Male149 (53.0)
 Female132 (47.0)
T stage
 T1/T289 (31.7)
 T3158 (56.2)
 T434 (12.1)
Nodal status
 N0212 (75.4)
 N142 (15.0)
 N227 (9.6)
Grade
 Well23 (8.2)
 Moderate210 (74.7)
 Poor/unknown48 (17.1)
Chemotherapy
 Yes101 (35.9)
 No180 (64.1)
Tumor site
 Left colon24 (8.6)
 Right colon126 (45.0)
 Sigmoid colon97 (34.6)
 Rectum33 (11.8)
Number of lymph nodes harvested
 ≤1266 (23.4)
 >12215 (76.5)