Table 1

Patient demographics by route of hysterectomy

OpenLaparoscopicRoboticTotalP value
n (%)n (%)n (%)n (%)
No of cases1305 (44.3)410 (13.9)1234 (41.8)2949 (100)
Age, years0.891*
 Mean±SD63.17±11.3063.21±11.0163.34±10.7163.25±11.01
 Median63646464
 Min–Max25–9028–9031–9025–90
Race<0.001
 White947 (42.6)289 (13.0)987 (44.4)2223 (100)
 Black207 (54.2)55 (14.4)120 (31.4)382 (100)
 Hispanic93 (44.3)41 (19.5)76 (36.2)210 (100)
 Asian/Pacific Islander43 (49.4)15 (17.2)29 (33.3)87 (100)
 Other/unknown15 (31.9)10 (21.3)22 (46.8)47 (100)
Region of the USA<0.001
 Northeast310 (46.1)96 (14.3)266 (39.6)672 (100)
 Midwest387 (47.0)70 (8.5)367 (44.5)824 (100)
 South411 (43.2)145 (15.2)396 (41.6)952 (100)
 West173 (38.5)91 (20.3)185 (41.2)449 (100)
 Unknown24 (46.2)8 (15.4)20 (38.5)52 (100)
Healthcare facility type0.043
 Community cancer program46 (56.1)8 (9.8)28 (34.1)82 (100)
 Comprehensive community cancer program429 (41.5)159 (15.4)445 (43.1)1033 (100)
 Academic/research program613 (46.1)181 (13.6)537 (40.3)1331 (100)
 Integrated network cancer program193 (42.8)54 (12.0)204 (45.2)451 (100)
Insurance status0.004
 No90 (55.2)26 (16.0)47 (28.8)163 (100)
 Yes1195 (43.4)380 (13.8)1177 (42.8)2752 (100)
 Unknown20 (58.8)4 (11.8)10 (29.4)34 (100)
No high school degree 2008–2012, %<0.001
 ≥13%547 (49.2)157 (14.1)408 (36.7)1112 (100)
 <13%724 (41.5)239 (13.7)782 (44.8)1745 (100)
Charlson–Deyo Comorbidity Index Score0.001
 0922 (42.6)293 (13.5)949 (43.9)2164 (100)
 ≥1383 (48.8)117 (14.9)285 (36.3)785 (100)
  • Data are n (%) unless otherwise specified.

  • Percentages are in row percent, and proportions were compared using χ2 tests.

  • *A t-test was used to calculate p values for the mean difference of age (years) for open vs laparoscopic vs robotic surgery.