Table 8.3patient ages

StudyAge (range) yearsStudyAge (range) years
Agostini (2001)80 (73.2 to 86) ±Morrison (2003)range not reported
Beaussier (2006)77.5 (72 to 83) ±Marcantonio (1994)73 (65 to 81)
Centorrino (2003)40.8 (26.7 to 54.9) ±Nitschke (1996)66.6 (65 to 69)
Christe (2000)Median 84 (63 to 98)Pandharipande (2006)55.5 (38.5 to 72.5) ±
Dubois (2001)64.8 (49.3 to 79.7) ±Pandharipande (2008)median: 48 (IQR 36 to 60)
Han (2001)83.4 (76.1 to 90.7) ±Papaioannou (2005)median: 68
Foy (1995)70.2 (59 to 88)Pisani (2007)74.6 (67 to 81) ±
Herrick (1996)72 (65 to 85)Pisani (2009)75 (67 to 83) ±
Holroyd (1994)74.1 (65 to 92)Scott (2001)60.8 (49.6 to 68.1) ±
Kim (1996)66 (24 to 86)Shulman (2005)74.7 (67.8 to 81.5)
Leung (2006)74 (65 to 95)Williams-Russo (1992)68 (48 to 84)
Morrison (2003)9% of the patients had a mean age less than 70 years, 26% were between the ages of 70 to 79 years and 65% were 80 years or older.

Unless otherwise specified, all data are presented as mean (range); ± indicates that the range was estimated from the mean ± 1 standard deviation; IQR = interquartile range.

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