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Table 2 Baseline demographics. Numbers may not add up to 100% due to rounding

From: Vital sign monitoring with continuous pulse oximetry and wireless clinical notification after surgery (the VIGILANCE pilot study)—a randomized controlled pilot trial

  Standard group Wireless group
Total (n) 126 124
Age (years; mean (SD)) 57.5 (15.8) 58.0 (13.9)
Sex (female; n (%)) 78 (61.9%) 94 (75.8%)
ASA class (n (%))
 1 3 (2.4%) 0 (0%)
 2 19 (15.1%) 29 (23.4%)
 3 88 (69.8%) 75 (60.5%)
 4 16 (12.7%) 20 (16.1%)
BMI (mean (SD)) 27.5 (5.9) 28.6 (7.0)
OSA (n (%)) 6 (4.8%) 4 (3.2%)
Type of surgery (n (%))
 General surgery 72 (57.1%) 46 (37.1%)
 Urology 12 (9.5%) 12 (9.7%)
 Gynecology 41 (32.5%) 65 (52.4%)
 Orthopedics 0 (0%) 1 (0.81%)
 Plastics 1 (0.79%) 0 (0%)
Type of anesthesia (n (%))
 General 89 (70.6%) 83 (66.9%)
 General/Regional 30 (23.8%) 37 (29.8%)
 Regional 7 (5.6%) 4 (3.2%)
Postoperative analgesia (n (%))
 PCA 61 (48.4%) 62 (50.0%)
 Epidural 27 (21.4%) 37 (29.8%)
 Multi-modal analgesia 33 (26.2%) 18 (14.5%)
 Non-opioid multi-modal analgesia 5 (4.0%) 7 (5.6%)