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Table 1 Age, surgical interventions and visits to gynaecologists for diagnostic purposes

From: Economic burden of vulvar and vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia: retrospective cost study at a German dysplasia centre

  Subgroup I   Subgroup II
  Total
analysis
period
Main
analysis
period
  Total
analysis
period
Main
analysis
period
N 52 52 n 42 42
Age at first SI (years) mean ± SD [range] 49.2 ± 13.8 [22-81] Age at first SI (years) mean ± SD [range] 43.6 ± 10.3 [21-71] 46.8 ± 10.4 [21-77]
Number of SI/pat. 1 Number of SI/pat. 2 - 5 1 - 5
Mean SI/pat. ± SD 1 Mean SI/pat. ± SD 3.0 ± 1.19 1.74 ± 0.91
Setting of SI    Setting of SI   
Inpatient 30 inpatient 64 32
Outpatient 21 outpatient 42 31
n/a 1 n/a 20 10
Total 52 Total 126 73
Number of VDP mean ± SD [range] 2.33 ± 1.64 [17] 1.54 ± 0.54 [13] Number of VDP mean ± SD [range] 6.26 ± 7.41 [1-41] 2.07 ± 1.24 [0-5]
Diagnoses Diagnoses in SI history
VIN2 7 VIN2 1 5
VIN3 40 VIN3 26 30
VIN2&VIN3 1 VIN2 - VIN3 11 3
VaIN2 2 VIN3 - VIN3&VaIN2 1 1
VIN3&VaIN3 2 VIN3 - VIN3&VaIN3 2 2
    VIN3&VaIN2 1 1
Total 52 Total 42 42
  1. Subgroup I: women who underwent one VIN 2/3 and/or VaIN 2/3 related surgery.
  2. Subgroup II: women subjected to two or more VIN 2/3 and/or VaIN 2/3 related surgeries.
  3. Total analysis period: period from first VIN 2/3 or VaIN 2/3 related to the last reported contact.
  4. Main analysis period: period of one year before the reference intervention.
  5. SI: surgical intervention(s).
  6. VDP: visit(s) at dysplasia outpatient department or office based specialist for diagnostic purposes.