Table 1.

Characteristics of the cohort

Age (y)a:66.2 (±10.9)252
Sex: n (%)
 Female135 (53.6)
 Male117 (46.4)252
Smoking: n (%)
 Never29 (11.5)
 Former139 (55.2)
 Current84 (33.3)252
Chronic bronchitis: n (%)31 (12.6)245
Emphysema: n (%)41 (16.7)245
BMIa:26.4 (±4.9)237
ECOG performance: n (%)
 Status 0–2240 (96.5)
 Status 3–49 (3.5)249
Histology: n (%)
 Adenocarcinoma136 (53.9)
 Squamous cell33 (13.1)
 Large cell17 (6.8)
 NSCLC (NOS/mixed)66 (26.2)252
Stage: n (%)
 I48 (19.1)
 II10 (4.0)
 III69 (27.4)
 IV124 (49.5)252
Therapy:
 Surgery: n (%)105 (41.7)252
 Chemotherapy: n (%)191 (75.8)252
 Radiation: n (%)76 (30.2)252
  • Abbreviation: NOS, not otherwise specified.

  • aMean ± SD presented.