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Table 2 Clinical and sociodemographic characteristics by age for ovarian and endometrial cancer survivors

From: Long-term quality of life and sexual function of elderly people with endometrial or ovarian cancer

Variables Ovarian cancer survivors Endometrial cancer survivors
< 70 years ≥ 70 years p value < 70 years ≥ 70 years p value
N = 26 % N = 16 % N = 45 % N = 58 %
Time since diagnosis (months)      0.16      0.43
Mean (SD) 71.8 (24.1) 84.7 (30.4)   77.5 (27.8) 82.3 (30.4)  
Median [range] 69.0 [39.0–122.0] 80.5 [46.0–127.0]   74.0 [36.0–130.0] 79.0 [37.0–131.0]  
Age at diagnosis (years)      < 0.001      < 0.001
Mean (SD) 52.2 (10.6) 70.2 (5.1)   56.9 (5.0) 71.4 (6.9)  
Median [range] 56.0 [20.0–65.0] 70.5 [63.0–82.]   58.0 [42.0–66.0] 72.0 [60.0–86.0]  
Time since diagnosis      0.85      0.72
< 5 Years 9 34.6 6 37.5   14 31.1 20 34.5  
≥ 5 Years 17 65.4 10 62.5   31 68.9 38 65.5  
Stage      0.90      0.04
I 11 44.0 6 37.5   44 100.0 50 86.2  
II 3 12.0 2 12.5   0 0.0 3 5.2  
III 11 44.0 8 50.0   0 0.0 5 8.6  
Unknown 1   0    1   0   
CCI      > 0.99      0.13
0 13 86.7 10 90.9   30 75.0 30 60.0  
≥ 1 2 13.3 1 9.1   10 25.0 20 40.0  
Unknown 11   5    5   8   
BMI      0.52      0.13
≤ 25 14 53.8 7 43.7   24 55.6 40 70.2  
> 25 12 46.2 9 56.3   20 44.4 17 29.8  
Unknown 0   0    1   1   
Hormonal status      0.03      0.31
Postmenopausal 19 73.1 16 100.0   42 93.3 58 100.0  
Not postmenopausal 7 26.9 0 0.0   3 6.7 0 0.0  
Surgery           > 0.99
Yes 26 100.0 16 100.0   44 100.0 56 98.3  
No 0 0.0 0 0.0   0 0.0 1 1.7  
Unknown 0   0    1   1   
Chemotherapy      0.72      0.65
Yes 20 76.9 11 68.7   3 6.8 2 3.5  
No 6 23.1 5 31.3   41 93.2 55 96.5  
Unknown 0   0    1   1   
Radiotherapy           0.73
Yes 0 0.0 0 0.0   30 68.2 37 35.1  
No 26 100.0 16 100.0   14 31.8 20 64.9  
Unknown 0      1   1   
Treatments      0.72      0.48
Surgery alone 6 23.1 5 31.3   13 29.6 18 32.1  
Surgery ± radiotherapy ± chemotherapy 20 76.9 11 68.7   31 70.4 38 67.9  
Unknown 0   0    1   2   
EPICES score      0.70      < 0.001
EPICES ≤ 30 19 79.2 10 71.4   38 92.7 22 53.7  
EPICES > 30 5 20.8 4 28.6   3 7.3 19 46.3  
Unknown 2   2    4   17   
  1. SD standard deviation, CCI Charlson Comorbidity Index, BMI Body Mass Index