Table 1

Demographics and other characteristics of colorectal cancer patients recurring within or followed for at least 36 monthsa

CharacteristicRecurrencePb
NoYes
No%No.%
Gender
 Female1688.9211.1
 Male2046.52353.50.004b
Age at diagnosis
 <50444.4555.6
 50–59654.6545.5
 60–691858.11341.9
 70–79675.0225.0
 80<2100.000
  Mean (years)64.259.30.06c
Adjuvant chemotherapy
 No2278.6621.4
 Yes1442.41957.60.008b
Differentiation of carcinoma
 Well1083.3216.7
 Moderate2654.22245.8
 Poor001100.00.09d
Tumor location
 Proximal1058.8741.2
 Distal2659.11840.91.0b
Stage
 I11100.000
 II1270.6529.4
 III1252.21147.8
 IV110.0990.00.0001d
  • a One patient who recurred at 39 months is counted as a non-recurrence in this analysis.

  • b Fisher exact two-tailed test.

  • c Two-tailed t test.

  • d Chi-square test.