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Table 1 Baseline patient characteristics (N = 60)

From: The relationship between baseline nutritional status with subsequent parenteral nutrition and clinical outcomes in cancer patients undergoing hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy

Characteristic Categories Number Percent (%)
Gender Males 19 31.7
Females 41 68.3
Age at presentation (years) Mean 50.3  
Median 51.8
Range 21.4 – 69.1
Cancer site Colorectal 24 40
Gynecologic 19 31.7
Appendix 8 13.3
Peritoneal 5 8.3
Others (omentum, small intestine, stomach, unknown) 4 6.7
Treatment history Analytic 13 21.7
Non-analytic 47 78.3
Preoperative SGA A 33 55
B 22 36.7
C 5 8.3
PN No 29 48.3
Yes 31 51.7