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Table 2 Correlation between preoperative or intraoperative factors and postoperative infectious complications

From: Impact of preoperative fecal short chain fatty acids on postoperative infectious complications in esophageal cancer patients

  Complication (−)Complication (+)p value
  (n = 45)(n = 10) 
Gendermale/female37/89/10.55
Age 61.4 ± 8.766.8 ± 4.90.073
Tumor locationupper, middle / lower30/156/40.69
Preoperative therapyno/yes17/282/80.28
cStageI–II/III–IV19/265/50.65
BMI (kg/m2) 21.8 ± 2.921.0 ± 1.60.39
Operation time (min) 546 ± 78589 ± 780.15
Blood loss (ml) 1045 ± 517988 ± 4130.98