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Table 1 Characteristics of bladder cancer patients

From: Clinical interval and diagnostic characteristics in a cohort of bladder cancer patients in Spain: a multicenter observational study

Variables N = 314, n (%)/x ± SD
Mean age ± SD (years) 70.3 ± 11.2
 Missing (%) 1 (0.3)
Mean BMI ± SD (Kg/m2) 27.2 ± 4.8
 Missing 8 (2.5)
Sex
 Male 267 (85.0)
 Female 47 (15.0)
 Missing 0 (0.0)
Working status
 Active 48 (15.3)
 Sick leave 16 (5.1)
 Retired 216 (68.8)
 Unemployed 11 (3.5)
 Other 21 (6.7)
 Missing 2 (0.6)
Education
 No education 40 (12.8)
 Incomplete primary education 73 (23.2)
 Primary education 52 (16.6)
 Graduate school 66 (21.0)
 Upper secondary studies 36 (11.5)
 University 40 (12.8)
 Missing 7 (2.2)
ECOG WHO score
 Fully active 180 (57.3)
 Restricted 106 (33.8)
 Unable to work/only self-care activities/bedridden 26 (8.3)
 Missing 2 (0.6)
Setting first consultation
 Primary care 151 (48.1)
 Hospital 138 (43.9)
 Other 15 (4.8)
 Missing 10 (3.2)
Symptoms
 No symptoms or discomfort 47 (15.0)
 One or more symptoms 267 (85.0)
 Missing 0 (0.0)
Charlson index
 1–3 284 (90.5)
 4 9 (2.9)
 ≥ 5 21 (6.6)
Start of first symptoms including patients with discomfort before first consult
 Up to 1 month 52 (16.6)
 Between 1 month and 1 year 190 (60.5)
 More than 1 year 53 (16.9)
 Missing 19 (6.0)
Primary tumour clinical stage (T)
 Tx 9 (2.9)
 Ta 91 (29.0)
 Tis 8 (2.6)
 T1 144 (45.9)
 T2a–b 50 (15.9)
 T3a–b 7 (2.3)
 T4a–b 4 (1.3)
 Missing 1 (0.1)
Node stage (N)
 Nx 88 (28.0)
 No 213 (67.9)
 N1 6 (2.0)
 N2 6 (2.0)
 N3 1 (0.1)
 Missing 0 (0.0)
Metastasis stage (M) (%)
 Mx 0 (0.0)
 M0 303 (96.5)
 M1 11 (3.5)
 Missing 0 (0.0)
Median interval time between first consultation and diagnosis in days ± IQR (range) 104.0 ± 112.0 (from 0 to 986)
 Missing 7 (2.3)
Median interval time between diagnosis and first treatment ± IQR (range) 0.0 ± 0.0 (from 0 to 366)
 Missing 0 (0.0)
Median interval time between first consultation and first treatment ± IQR (range) 109.0 ± 120.7 (from 0 to 986)
 Missing 6 (1.9)