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Table 1 Sample Characteristics by Study Period

From: Implementing ERAS: how we achieved success within an anesthesia department

Sample Characteristics Baseline
(n = 1059)
Intervention
(n = 852)
Post Intervention (n = 659)
Continuous variables, mean (std)
 Age 54.2 (13) 54.7 (13) 55.4 (13)
 Heart Rate 77.9 (13.1) 77.8 (12.7) 77.9 (13.1)
 SPB 125.7 (18.6) 128.7 (18.5) 128.9 (18.7)
Categorical variables, n(%)
Hysterectomy Type
 Laparoscopic 847 (80.0) 637 (74.8) 501 (76.0)
 Vaginal 86 (8.1) 67 (7.9) 47 (7.1)
 Open-Debulk 72 (6.8) 78 (9.2) 49 (7.4)
 Open-Plain 54 (5.1) 70 (8.2) 62 (9.4)
Section
 Endocrinology 51 (4.8) 46 (5.4) 27 (4.1)
 MIGS 182 (17.2) 77 (9.0) 36 (5.5)
 Oncology 541 (51.1) 438 (51.4) 378 (57.4)
 Pelvic Medicine 118 (11.1) 94 (11.0) 87 (13.2)
 Specialist 167 (15.8) 197 (23.1) 131 (20.0)
BMI Category
 Normal 231 (21.8) 205 (24.1) 164 (24.9)
 Overweight 228 (21.5) 203 (23.8) 134 (20.3)
 Obese 321 (30.3) 258 (30.3) 206 (31.3)
 Unknown 279 (26.4) 186 (21.8) 155 (23.5)
ASA Category
 Healthy 91 (8.6) 61 (7.2) 30 (4.6)
 Mild 706 (66.7) 521 (61.2) 362 (54.9)
 Sever 193 (18.2) 159 (18.7) 165 (25.1)
 Missing 69 (6.5) 111 (13.0) 102 (15.5)