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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: A randomized study of the effect of patient positioning on setup reproducibility and dose distribution to organs at risk in radiotherapy of rectal cancer patients

  Total Supine Prone
No of patients 83 43 40
  Preop 78 41 37
  Postop 5 2 3
Patients with stoma 11 6 5
Sex    
  Male 54 29 25
  Female 29 14 15
Age male (years)    
  Median 62 62 62
  Range 32 – 81 32 – 81 49 – 81
Age female (years)    
  Median 63 63 64
  Range 52 – 74 51 – 63 51 – 73
BMI (kg/m2)    
  Mean (SD)   26.5 (0.2) 26.9 (0.3)
  Range   17.2 – 36.3 17.9 – 39.4