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Table 1 Summary of Patient Characteristics

From: Retrospective quality of life study in patients with retroperitoneal sarcoma in an Asian population

Characteristic Number Percentage (%)
Total 32 100
Age (at diagnosis)
Median (range) 59 (35–84)  
  ≤ 59 years 16 50.0
  > 59 years 16 50.0
Sex
 Female 15 46.9
 Male 17 53.1
Race
 Chinese 28 87.5
 Indian 0 0
 Others 4 12.5
Number of Organs Resected
 0 5 15.6
 1–2 26 81.3
 3–4 1 3.1
Histological Subtype
 Liposarcoma 28 87.5
 Leiomyosarcoma 2 6.3
 Fibromyxoid sarcoma 1 3.1
 Synovial sarcoma 1 3.1
Adjuvant Therapy
 Radiotherapy 8 25.0
 Chemotherapy 2 6.3
Recurrence (at time of questionnaire)
 No 11 34.4
 Yes 21 65.6
Post-operative Complication
 None 22 68.7
 Class I 1 3.1
 Class II 6 18.8
 Class III 3 9.4
 Class IV 0 0
Time from initial surgery to questionnaire (years)
  < 0.5 years 6 18.8
 0.5 to 1 year 6 18.8
 1 to 2 years 5 15.6
  > 2 years 15 46.8