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Table 1 Patient and tumor characteristics

From: Robotic vs. open surgery in obese women with low-grade endometrial cancer: comparison of costs and quality of life measures

Variable Laparotomy (n = 61) Robotic surgery (n = 77) p
Age, mean (range), years 65.4 (34–89) 62.6 (39–86) 0.104*
BMI, mean (range), kg/m2 36.48 (30–55) 36.62 (30–51) 0.454*
Preoperative Grade, n (%)
 EEC Grade 1 25 (41) 39 (51)  
 EEC Grade 2 24 (39) 23 (30)  
 EEC Grade 3 3 (5) 4(5)  
 Uterine papillary serous carcinoma 2 (3) 0  
 Clear cell cancer 2 (3) 0  
 Complex hyperplasia with atypia 5 (8) 11 (14)  
Comorbidity, n (%)    0.617**
 None 16 (26.2) 21 (27.3)  
 Hypertension 16 (26.2) 24 (31.2)  
 Diabetes 4 (6.6) 8 (10.4)  
 Hypertension and diabetes 25 (41.0) 24 (31.2)  
History of other cancers    0.128**
 None 56 (93.3) 66 (86.8)  
 Breast cancer 4 (6.7) 5 (6.6)  
 Other 0 (0.0) 5 (6.6)  
  1. *Mann Whitney test, ** χ2 test, as appropriate