Table 1

Patient demographics by device type

Variable

Manual

Powered

p-value


Male/female (%)

60.0/40.0

51.9/48.1

0.432


Mean age (years)

66.4 ± 13.4

66.2 ± 14.7

0.952


Mean height (cm)

169.9 ± 10.8

168.0 ± 9.5

0.355


Mean weight (kg)

78.1 ± 16.5

74.7 ± 16.9

0.312


Mean body mass index

26.9 ± 4.4

26.4 ± 5.4

0.588


Frequency of disease categories

0.135

Lymphoma

12

14

Leukemia

13

12

Multiple myeloma

10

8

Hematological

0

6

Leukemia/lymphoma

2

0

Other

13

12


Berenson et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:23   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-23

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