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Table 2 Patient characteristics of 119 nonagenarian patients receiving radiotherapy between 2009 and 2019

From: Radiotherapy for nonagenarians: the value of biological versus chronological age

  n %
Sex male 38 31.9
female 81 68.1
Age 90–94 years 101 84.9
95–99 years 18 15.1
ECOG 0 15 12.6
1 58 48.7
2 36 30.3
3 7 5.9
missing 3 2.5
ACE-27 0 12 10.1
1 26 21.8
2 28 23.5
3 53 44.5
Malignancy skin 44 37.0
breast 15 12.6
other gynecological1 11 9.2
prostate 8 6.7
lymphoma 7 5.9
head-and-neck 6 5.0
urological cancer2 6 5.0
lung 4 3.4
myeloma 3 2.5
anal 3 2.5
others3 4 3.4
Tumor stage UICC I 10 8.4
UICC II 13 10.9
UICC III 20 16.8
UICC IV 61 51.3
Ann-Arbor I 1 0.8
Ann-Arbor II 2 1.7
Ann-Arbor IV 4 3.4
Salmon-Durie I 2 1.7
Salmon-Durie II 1 0.8
WHO-grade (brain tumor) 1 0.8
unknown 4 3.4
Inpatient stay inpatient 65 54.6
outpatient 54 45.4
Discharge home 49 75.4
nursing home 11 16.9
others 5 7.7
  1. 1vulva, cervix, uterus 2kidney, ureter, bladder 3gall bladder, sarcoma, meningeoma