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Table 1 Distribution by province and proportion of patients treated with radical (R) or palliative intent (P)

From: Pattern of use of radiotherapy for lung cancer: a descriptive study

Provinces LC patients treated with RT LC patients treated with RT (%) Patients diagnosed with LC RT rate (%)*
1 21 (R 7 P 14) 3 (R 33 P 67) 244 9
2 54 (R 40 P 14) 9 (R 74 P 26) 458 12
3 70 (R 32 P 38) 11 (R 46 P 54) 305 23
4 87 (R 77 P 10) 14 (R 89 P 11) 336 26
5 48 (R 28 P 20) 8 (R 58 P 42) 183 26
6 48 (R 39 P 9) 8 (R 81 P 19) 244 20
7 132 (R 76 P 56) 22 (R 58 P 42) 580 23
8 150 (R 57 P 93) 25 (R 38 P 62) 701 21
Total 610 (R 356 P 254) 100% (R 58 P 42) 3051 20
  1. *Statistically significant difference p < 0.001.