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Table 1 Characteristics of colorectal cancer patients undergoing surgery in 2004 by cancer staging.

From: Is quality of colorectal cancer care good enough? Core measures development and its application for comparing hospitals in Taiwan

  Gender Age (years)
  Male Female <30 31-40 41-50 51-60 >60 Total
stage 0 97 60 2 7 22 38 88 78(1.4%)*
stage 1 463 324 6 27 65 167 522 787(14.1%)*
stage 2 811 580 15 49 142 229 956 1,391(24.9%)*
stage 3 960 711 14 94 200 340 1023 1,671(29.9%)*
stage 4 633 488 31 61 164 219 676 1,151(20.6%)*
unspecified stage 263 165 10 19 44 75 280 428(7.7%)*
  3257
(58.3%)#
2328
(41.7%)#
157
(2.8%)#
257
(4.6%)#
637
(11.4%)#
1068
(19.1%)#
3545
(63.5%)#
5585 (100%)
  1. * the number in the parenthesis indicates the percentage of each stage (e.g. 1.4%= 78/5585);
  2. #the number in the parenthesis indicates the percentage of gender or age level (e.g. 58.3%= 3257/5585)