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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Results of paclitaxel (day 1 and 8) and carboplatin given on every three weeks in advanced (stage III-IV) non-small cell lung cancer

Characteristics Number of patients Percentage (%)
Age, years   
   Median 58  
   Range (39–77)  
Gender   
   Male 41 80
   Female 10 20
Performance Status   
   0 29 57
   1 17 33
   2 5 10
Stage   
   IIIA 3 6
   IIIB 14 27
   IV 34 67
Histology   
   Adenocarcinoma 16 31
   Squamous cell carcinoma 18 36
   NSCLC 17 33
Sites of metastases   
   Lung 17 50
   Adrenal 10 29
   Bone 7 21
   Liver 7 21
   Distant LAP 3 9
Number of metastatic organs   
   1 24 71
   2 9 26
   3 1 3
Smoking history   
   Yes 42 82
   No 9 18