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Table 2 Comparison of LARS score components for patients with rectal cancer between learning and validation set

From: Development and evaluation of a Japanese prediction model for low anterior resection syndrome after rectal cancer surgery

Variable Learning set (n = 115) Validation set (n = 45) p value
LARS score, median [IQR] 27 [11–34] 25 [13–32] 0.796
LARS categories, n (%)    
 No LARS 45 (39.1) 15 (33.3)  
 Minor LARS 23 (20.0) 15 (33.3)  
 Major LARS 47 (40.9) 15 (33.3)  
  1. IQR interquartile range, LARS low anterior resection syndrome