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Table 2 Patient characteristics for 333 patients

From: Costs and quality of life of small-incision open cholecystectomy and laparoscopic cholecystectomy - an expertise-based randomised controlled trial

  LC SIOC
n = 177 n = 156
Male/Female % (n) 38/62 (68/109) 39/61 (61/95)
Age in years, median (range) 52 (18–84) 51.5 (20–84)
Preoperative EQ-5D-3L score, Median (p25, p75) 0.9349 (0.8337–0.9349) 0.9349 (0.8337–0.9694)
Patients with QoL data 153/177 131/156
Employed % (n) 58 (89/154) 55 (73/133)
Smoker % (n) 16 (23/148) 10 (13/132)
Higher education % (n) 29 (44/150) 32 (43/135)
  1. LC laparoscopic cholecystectomy, SIOC small-incision open cholecystectomy, EQ-5D-3L EuroQol-5D-3L instrument for assessment of quality of life, QoL quality of life
  2. Proportion of subgroup is presented when there was missing data