Table 1.

Distribution of lung cancers based upon age, histology, differentiation, and stage according to race and gender

TotalWhite maleWhite femaleBlack maleBlack female
Age (median)6666676261
Pathology
    ADC384 (42.3%)186 (38.6%)113 (48.9%)48 (38.7%)23(46.9%)
    SCC280 (30.9%)174 (36.1%)62 (26.8%)31 (25.0%)10(20.4%)
    NOS181 (20.0%)92 (19.1%)38 (16.4%)35 (28.2%)12(24.5%)
Grade
    Well101 (15.9%)55 (16.2%)30 (17.5%)11 (13.4%)5 (13.5%)
    Moderate212 (30.9%)125 (36.6%)58 (33.9%)16 (19.5%)13 (35.1%)
    Poorly268 (42.3%)144 (42.2%)64 (37.4%)47 (57.3%)13 (35.1%)
    BAC53 (8.4%)17 (5.0%)19 (11.1%)8 (9.8%)6 (16.2%)
Stage
    IA144 (15.9%)74 (15.4%)39 (16.9%)14 (11.3%)11 (22.4%)
    IB141 (15.5%)73 (15.1%)42 (18.2%)20 (16.1%)5 (10.2%)
    IIA16 (1.8%)6 (1.2%)7 (3.0%)1 (0.8%)1 (2.0%)
    IIB57 (6.3%)31 (6.4%)19 (8.2%)6 (4.8%)1 (2.0%)
    IIIA95 (10.5%)59 (12.2%)17 (7.4%)11 (8.9%)5 (10.2%)
    IIIB180 (19.8%)96 (19.9%)44 (19.0%)23 (18.5%)12 (24.5%)
    IV274 (30.2%)143 (29.7%)63 (27.3%)49 (39.2%)14 (28.6%)
  • Abbreviations: ADC, adenocarcinoma; BAC, bronchoalveolar carcinoma.