Table 1

Demographic characteristics: comparison between interval debulking surgery versus primary tumor reductive surgery. Data are numbers (%) unless stated otherwise

CharacteristicInterval debulking surgery
(n=366)
Primary tumor reductive surgery
(n=552)
P value
BMI (median (range))26.9 (16.2–54.4)26.5 (16.7–59.5)0.479
Race*
 White324 (89.5)495 (91.8)0.657
 Black23 (6.2)27 (5.0)
 Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0 (0)1 (0.2)
 Asian Pacific Islander14 (3.9)15 (2.8)
 American Indian1 (0.3)1 (0.2)
Ethnicity†0.107
 Hispanic52 (16.2)63 (12.2)
 Non-Hispanic270 (83.9)453 (87.8)
Stage‡0.001
 I/II0 (0)73 (13.4)
 III33 (9.0)406 (74.6)
 IV71 (19.5)52 (9.6)
 Unstaged, neoadjuvant261 (71.5)13 (2.4)
Histology§<0.001
 Serous325 (90.0)435 (78.8)
 Mixed21 (5.8)103 (18.7)
 Adenocarcinoma NOS14 (3.9)8 (1.5)
 Other1 (0.3)6 (1.1)
BRCA status0.07
 BRCA positive43 (11.8)58 (10.5)
 BRCA negative64 (17.5)69 (12.5)
 BRCA unknown259 (71.0)425 (77.0)
Diagnosis¶<0.001
 Ovarian269 (73.9)391 (71.4)
 Fallopian7 (1.9)55 (10.0)
 Primary peritoneal88 (24.2)104 (18.6)
  • *Missing data from 17 patients.

  • †Missing data from 80 patients.

  • ‡Missing data from nine patients.

  • §Missing data from five patients.

  • ¶Missing data from four patients.