Table 2

Comparison of patients with oesophagogastric cancer with and without missed cancer procedures

OverallOesophageal CancerGastric Cancer
Not missedMissedP valueNot missedMissedP value
n (%)627319 (94.1)20 (5.9)305 (91.6)28 (8.4)
Age, mean (SD)72.1 (12.0)70.9 (11.9)74.3 (8.5)0.2273.7 (12.2)71.8 (11.5)0.45
Female gender, n (%)446 (66.4)92 (30.8)6 (30.0)0.9497 (34.6)16 (61.5)0.01
Indication for gastroscopy
 Dysphagia, n (%)236 (40.4)172 (60.6)4 (20.0)0.00155 (21.7)5 (19.2)0.77
 Anaemia, n (%)96 (16.4)21 (7.4)6 (30.0)0.00567 (26.4)2 (7.7)0.03
 Loss of weight, n (%)75 (12.8)33 (11.6)3 (15.0)0.6538 (15.0)1 (3.8)0.12
 Dyspepsia, n (%)126 (21.6)41 (14.4)5 (25.0)0.2070 (27.6)10 (38.5)0.24
 Vomiting, n (%)5 (0.9)2 (0.7)0 (0.0)0.702 (0.8)1 (3.8)0.15
 GI bleed, n (%)53 (9.1)15 (5.3)1 (5.0)0.9633 (13.0)4 (15.4)0.73
 Imaging abnormality, n (%)51 (8.2)19 (6.4)1 (5.0)28 (10.0)3 (11.5)
Location of cancer
 Oesophagus0.45
 Upper, n (%)11 (3.4)11 (3.4)1 (5.0)
 Middle, n (%)61 (19.1)55 (18.4)6 (30.0)
 Lower, n (%)204 (63.9)192 (64.2)12 (60.0)
 Unspecified, n (%)43 (13.5)42 (14.0)1 (5.0)
Gastric0.76
 Cardia, n (%)87 (28.4)77 (27.5)10 (38.5)
 Fundus, n (%)17 (5.6)15 (5.4)2 (7.7)
 Body, n (%)75 (24.5)69 (24.6)6 (23.1)
 Antrum, n (%)48 (15.7)45 (16.1)3 (11.5)
 Pylorus, n (%)18 (5.9)18 (6.4)0 (0.0)
 Unspecified, n (%)41 (13.4)38 (13.6)3 (11.5)