Table 1.

Patient characteristics

VariableP500P1000
Patients who were given at least one dose of pemetrexed114111
Gender
    Male7271
    Female4240
Age, median (range)61.0 (37-74)62.0 (26-74)
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group PS
    04537
    16368
    266
Histology
    Adenocarcinoma7982
    Squamous cell carcinoma2526
    Others103
Disease stage
    III2222
    IV9288
No. prior chemotherapies
    14453
    26757
    331
Prior platinum chemotherapy
    Yes108104
    No67
Interval from prior chemotherapy to registration for the first course starts (mo)
    <37266
    34245