Table 1

Clinical characteristics of all non-small cell lung cancer patients used in this study

VariableCategoryNo. of patients (n = 230)Median survival (yrs)
GenderMale1662.8
Female644.6
Mean age ± SD (yrs)64.6 ± 9.2 (36–86)
StageI115]4.2
II29
III30]1.3
IV7
Vital statusAlive527.3a
Dead[Tumor related461.6
Other cause201.7
Unknown802.8
Median follow-up (yrs)3.2 ± 3.2
  • a Median term of last follow-up.