Table 1 Patient Demographics

From: Outpatient versus inpatient superficial parotidectomy: clinical and pathological characteristics

  Inpatient Outpatient statistic
Age (mean (range)) 54 (16–85) 50 (19–85) p = 0.040
Male Gender (n (%)) 53 (46.5) 49 (39.5) p = 0.277
Distance (km (range)) 115.9 (1.0–152.0) 26.9 (1.4–1984) p = 0.053
Travel Time    p < 0.001
  < 30 min 52 (45.6) 54 (43.5)  
 30–60 min 45 (39.5) 68 (54.8)  
  > 60 min 17 (14.9) 2 (1.6)  
CCI (median score (IQR)) 1 (3) 1 (3)  
Charlson distribution (n (%))    p = 0.169
 0 38 (33.3) 56 (45.2)  
 1 24 (21.1) 28 (22.6)  
 2 22 (19.3) 23 (18.5)  
 3 16 (14.0) 7 (5.6)  
 4 10 (8.8) 7 (5.6)  
 5 4 (3.5) 2 (1.6)  
 6 0 (0.) 1 (0.8)  
  1. *p-value significance threshold set at ≤0.05
  2. Age (years), distance (kilometers), CCI Charlson comorbidity index