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Table 1 Demographics and basic participant information

From: A pilot observational study measuring acute sarcopenia in older colorectal surgery patients

  Mean SD
Age (years) 74.7 4.1
BMI (kg/m2) 24.9 1.8
  1. The mean age of participants was 74.7 years, with 85.7% being of a male gender. 100% of participants were White British. 85.7% of participants were not frail at baseline by CFS and Fried criteria. Operations performed included ileocecal resection, right hemicolectomy, anterior resection, and abdominoperineal resection. 85.7% were performed as open procedures
  Median IQR
Medications (N) 6 1–6
Falls over last year (N) 0 0–1
Admissions over last year (N) 0 0
Length of stay (days) 7 5–10
  1. The mean age of participants was 74.7 years, with 85.7% being of a male gender. 100% of participants were White British. 85.7% of participants were not frail at baseline by CFS and Fried criteria. Operations performed included ileocecal resection, right hemicolectomy, anterior resection, and abdominoperineal resection. 85.7% were performed as open procedures
  N Percent of study sample
Male gender 6 85.7
Ethnicity (White British) 7 100
GI-C
 1 1 14.3
 2 4 57.1
 3 2 28.6
 4 0 0
GDS ≥ 2 1 14.3
MNA-SF
 Malnourished 0 0
 At risk 2 28.6
 Not malnourished 5 71.4
CFS (baseline)
 1–3 6 85.7
 4–5 1 14.3
 6–8 0 0
Frailty–Fried (baseline)
 Not frail 6 85.7
 Pre-frail 1 14.3
 Frail 0 0
Surgical technique (open) 6 85.7
Operation
 Ileocecal resection 1 14.3
 Right hemicolectomy 4 57.1
 Anterior resection 1 14.3
 Abdominoperineal resection 1 14.3
  1. The mean age of participants was 74.7 years, with 85.7% being of a male gender. 100% of participants were White British. 85.7% of participants were not frail at baseline by CFS and Fried criteria. Operations performed included ileocecal resection, right hemicolectomy, anterior resection, and abdominoperineal resection. 85.7% were performed as open procedures