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Table 1 Patients’ pre-operative baseline characteristics, current age and time duration from operation to questionnaire completion by treatment group

From: The well-being of women following total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy for endometrial cancer

  TAH (n = 49) TLH (n = 32) p value
ASA scorea   2 (1–2) 2 (1–3) 0.568
HRT use Yes 1 (2) 5 (16) 0.017*
No 48 (98) 25 (78)
Pre-menopausal   6 (12) 6 (19) 0.351
Post-menopausal 43 (88) 24 (75)
BMI (kg/m2)a 32 (21–60) 33 (26–40) 0.856
Paritya 2 (1–3) 2 (2–2.5) 0.881
Current age (years)a 65 (58–73) 60 (50–70) 0.083
Time from operation to questionnaire completion (months)a 10 (5–18) 6 (4–9) 0.007*
  1. Data expressed as absolute numbers (percentage)
  2. TAH total abdominal hysterectomy, TLH total laparoscopic hysterectomy, HRT hormone replacement therapy, BMI body mass index, ASA American Society Anesthesiologists
  3. aMedian (inter-quartile range)