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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Difference in prognostic values of maximal standardized uptake value on fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography and cyclooxygenase-2 expression between lung adenocarcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma

Factor All cases ADC SQC P value
Number 84 52 32  
Age (Mean ± SD)   66.7 ± 8.6 72.7 ± 7.8 0.002
Sex     <0.001
 Male 56 24 32  
 Female 28 28 0  
Tumor size (Mean ± SD)   22.4 ± 6.9 21.2 ± 6.9 0.423
Pathological stage (%) 0.595
 IA 55 36(69) 19(60)  
 IB 14 8(15) 6(19)  
 IIA + B 6 3(6) 3(9)  
 IIIA + B 9 5(10) 4(12)  
SUVmax (Mean ± SD) 7.4 ± 4.7 6.6 ± 5.2 8.8 ± 3.7 0.032
  1. ADC: adenocarcinoma, SQC: squamous cell carcinoma.