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Table 1 Patients’ background characteristics and medical data

From: Quality of life and the prevalence of urinary incontinence after surgical treatment for gynecologic cancer: a questionnaire survey

Age at questionnaire survey (y), mean ± SD (range) 59.0 ± 12.0 (31–89)
Inpatient days 17.2 ± 11.1 (3–56)
BMI (kg/m2) 23.2 ± 3.8 (14.9–35.0)
Period from operation to questionnaire response (days) 839.6 ± 48.6 (10–1918)
Pregnancies, mean ± SD (range) 2.2 ± 1.5 (0–6)
Vaginal deliveries 1.6 ± 1.2 (0–5)
Cesarean sections 0.2 ± 0.5 (0–3)
Miscarriages 0.4 ± 0.7 (0–3)
Diagnosis, %, (n)
 Cervical cancer 30.3 (44)
 Endometrial 40.0 (58)
 Ovarian 25.5 (37)
 Peritoneal 2.8 (4)
 Rectal (infiltration cancer of uterus) 1.4 (2)
Operation type, %, (n)
 Radical hysterectomy 15.9 (23)
 Modified hysterectomy 39.3 (57)
 Simple hysterectomy 15.2 (22)
 Laparoscopic hysterectomy 29.7 (43)
Adnexa non-preservation 81.4 (118)
 Pelvis, hypogastric nerve non-preservation 9.0 (13)
 Lymphadenectomy 60.0 (87)
Operative time (minutes), mean ± SD (range) 867.0 ± 988.8 (43–654)
Blood loss at time of surgery (ml), mean ± SD (range) 269.6 ± 138.6 (5–4254)
Days of urinary bladder catheterization post-surgery, mean ± SD (range) 4.9 ± 2.7 (1–15)