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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics of the study population (n = 165)

From: Validation of the Dutch translation of the quality of recovery-15 scale

Age; years
Mean (SD) 55 (15)
Range 19—90
Gender
  Female 100 (61)
  Male 65 (39)
Preexisting medical conditions
  Respiratory 29 (18)
  Cardiovascular 60 (36)
  Neurological 15 (9)
  Renal 12 (7)
  Gastrointestinal 27 (16)
  Endocrinological 24 (15)
  Oncological 32 (19)
  Other 66 (40)
  Any medical condition 127 (77)
ASA physical status
  I 29 (18)
  II 99 (60)
  III 36 (21)
  IV 1 (1)
Extent of surgery
  Minor 48 (29)
  Intermediate 90 (55)
  Major 27 (16)
Type of surgery
  Neurosurgery 42 (25)
  General surgery 36 (22)
  Plastic surgery 21 (13)
  ENT or faciomaxillary 20 (12)
  Orthopedics 15 (9)
  Transplant surgery 13 (8)
  Urology 10 (6)
  Gynaecology 8 (5)
  Duration of surgery; min (range) 135 (95–187)
  PACU stay; min (range) 144 (106–208)
  Hospital stay; days (range) 2 (1–4)
Postoperative complications
  Any complication 11 (7)
  COPD exacerbation 1
  Postoperative bleeding 2
  Hypotension (vasovagal) 1
  Dural leak 1
  Opioid intoxication 1
  Residual paralysis 1
  Urinary retention 1
  PONV 2
  Anticoagulants during epidural analgesia 1
  1. Results are presented as number (%) or median (interquartile range) unless otherwise stated. ASA American society of Anesthesiologists, COPD Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, ENT Ear, nose, or throat, PACU Post-anesthesia care unit, PONV Postoperative nausea and vomiting