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Table 1 Demography of the patients included in the study

From: Patient experience of health and care when undergoing colorectal surgery within the ERAS program

VariablesLaparoscopic surgery n = 42Open surgery n = 38p value
 Men n = 19Women n = 23Men n = 24Women n = 14Laparoscopic surgeryOpen surgery
Age, mean (SD)70 (8)69 (10)70 (11)69 (11)0.6930.732
Hospital stay, median (min-max)4 (1–20)3 (1–12)8 (2–25)5.5 (2–15)0.3610.139
ASAn(%)
 15 (26)9 (39)5 (21)4 (29)  
 212 (63)13 (57)14 (58)6 (43)  
 32 (11)1 (4)5 (21)4 (29)  
Diagnosisn(%)
 Rectal cancer11 (58)13 (57)12 (50)7 (50)  
 Colon cancer8 (42)7 (30)10 (42)6 (43)  
 Morbus Chron01 (4)01 (7)  
 Rectal prolapse02 (9)00  
 Rectal injury001 (4)0  
 Colovesical fistula001 (4)0