Table 1

Distribution of study variables (all sites, oesophagus, oesophagogastric junction (OGJ), and stomach)

All sites (n=1067)Oesophagus (n=281)OGJ (n=332)Stomach (n=454)
Values in parentheses are percentages.
NOS, not otherwise specified.
Sex
    Male627 (58.8)141 (50.2)232 (69.9)254 (55.9)
    Female440 (41.2)140 (49.8)100 (30.1)200 (44.1)
Mean age (all patients)71.070.668.173.2
Mean age (men)68.767.466.571.5
Mean age (women)74.173.971.875.5
Histological subtype
    Adenocarcinoma746 (69.9)107 (38.1)270 (81.3)369 (81.3)
    Squamous cell142 (13.3)124 (44.1)17 (5.1)1 (0.2)
    Other14 (1.3)2 (0.7)4 (1.2)8 (1.8)
    Carcinoma NOS38 (3.6)14 (5.0)11 (3.3)13 (2.9)
    Unknown127 (11.9)34 (12.1)30 (9.0)63 (13.9)