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Table 4 Demographic details; duration of surgery, length of hospital stay, and WHODAS 2.0 for patients followed-up and patients lost to follow-up

From: Measurement of patient reported disability using WHODAS 2.0 before and after surgical intervention in Madagascar

  Patients followed-up (n = 173) Patients lost to follow up (n = 228) P value
Sex (Male: Female ratio) 0.5 0.35 < 0.05
Age a (years) 35 [20–49] 31 [18–44] < 0.05
ASA score I:II:III:IV:NR 110: 58: 2: 0: 3 157: 53: 5: 0: 14 0.18
Duration of surgery a (mins) 114 [85–158] 117 [84–167] 0.46
Length of hospital stay a (days) 4 [2–10] 10 [4–15] < 0.001
Preoperative WHODAS 2.0 b 8.36 ± 0.09 13.6 ± 0.13 0.25
  1. NR not recorded, n/s non-significant
  2. adata recorded as median (IQR)
  3. bdata recorded as mean ± SD
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