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Table 3 Demographic data related to current smoking status for control and cancer patients measured by GCMS.

From: Noninvasive detection of lung cancer by analysis of exhaled breath

   Smokers Non-smokers Ex-smokers Total
   n Age
Median (range)
n Age
Median (range)
n Age
Median (range)
n Age
Median (range)
Control Female 4 52.5 (21 - 65) 10 51.0 (23 - 87) 2 57.5 (30 - 85) 16 51.0 (21 - 87)
  Male 3 26.0 (25 - 28) 12 35.5 (27 - 68) 0   15 33.0 (25 - 68)
  Total 7 28.0 (21 - 65) 22 41.5 (23 - 87) 2 57.5 (30 - 85) 31 38.0 (21 - 87)
CA-patients Female 10 60.5 (37 - 84) 5 59.0 (48 - 82) 9 58.0 (48 - 72) 24 58.5 (37 - 84)
  Male 18 59.0 (45 - 78) 1 79.0 (79 - 79) 22 65.0 (51 - 79) 41 64.0 (45 - 79)
  Total 28 59.0 (37 - 84) 6 66.5 (48 - 82) 31 65.0 (48 - 79) 65 63.0 (37 - 84)