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Table 2 Characteristics of a cohort of NSCLC patients, healthy individuals, and COPD patients

From: Small nucleolar RNA signatures as biomarkers for non-small-cell lung cancer

  37 NSCLC (%) 22 healthy individuals (%) 26 COPD patients (%)
Age* 68 (53-75) 64 (48-69) 67 (56-72)
Sex    
   Female 11 (29.73) 7 (31.82) 8 (30.77)
   Male 26 (70.27) 15 (68.18) 18 (29.23)
Race    
   White 22 (59.46) 13 (59.09) 16 (61.54)
   African American 15 (40.54) 9 (40.91) 10 (38.55)
Smoking status 38 ± 27 (pack-years) 33 ± 29 (pack-years) 37 ± 25 (pack-years)
Histological types    
   SCC 16 (43.24)   
   AC 21 (56.76)   
Stage    
   I 10 (27.03)   
   II 12 (32.43)   
   III-IV 15 (40.54)   
  1. Abbreviations: NSCLC, non-small-cell lung cancer; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; SCC, squamous cell carcinoma, AC, adenocarcinoma.
  2. *Data are presented as median (range).