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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: MRI response rate after short-course radiotherapy on rectal cancer in the elderly comorbid patient: results from a retrospective cohort study

 5 × 5 Gy radiotherapy (n = 47)
<  75 years15 (31.9)
≥ 75 years32 (68.1)
Sex (male)27 (57.4)
Clinical characteristics
 ASA
  I3 (6.4)
  II14 (29.8)
  III26 (55.3)
  IV4 (8.5)
 Number of comorbid conditions
  None2 (4.3)
  One16 (34.0)
  Two or more29 (61.7)
Tumor distance from anal verge in cm (median (range))6 (0–15)
Stage 4 disease at diagnosis7 (14.9)
Follow up in months (median (range))29.9 (8.5–94.1)
  1. Data are n (%) if not otherwise specified
  2. ASA American Society of Anaesthesiologists