Table 3.

Summary of 4q aberrations in primary lung carcinomas

Primary tumor
Univariate P*Multivariate P
4q loss4q gain4q normal
Bone marrow status
    Positive112170.0110.016
    Negative2522
Lymph node status
    N064191.000NS
    >N17320
Histology
    All137390.007NS
    Adenocarcinoma4628
    SCC9110
    Large cell lung cancer001
Gender
    Female14120.082NS
    Male12327
Tumor stage
    T1 + T286360.0200.037
    T3 + T4513
Grade
    1-263220.748NS
    36315
Polyploidy
    2n74200.295NS
    >3n506
  • * P value calculated for numbers of 4q losses versus others using Fisher's exact test.

  • Binary logistical regression using bone marrow status, lymph node status, histology, gender, and tumor stage.