Table 5.

Percentage distribution of lung cancer cases by cell type and sex

Cell typeMale cases n = 133Female cases n = 71
Large cell2 (2%)2 (3%)
Small cell16 (12%)2 (3%)
Squamous cell31 (23%)11 (15%)
Adenocarcinoma52 (39%)36 (51%)
Other32 (24%)20 (28%)
  • NOTE: Missing histology for 2% (3/136) of male cases.