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Table 1 Distribution of basic characteristics of lung cancer cases

From: The use of a multiple imputation method to investigate the trends in Histologic types of lung cancer in Songkhla province, Thailand, 1989–2013

  Male Female p-value*
  Number Percent Number Percent  
Histology 2734 100.0 1110 100.0 <0.001
 Squamous cell carcinoma 585 21.4 93 8.4  
 Adenocarcinoma 908 33.2 583 52.5  
 Non-small cell carcinoma 131 4.8 41 3.7  
 Other 219 10.7 71 6.4  
 Unknown 791 28.9 322 29.0  
Age (mean, SD) 64.5 12.4 63.8 14.4 <0.605**
Religion      <0.001
 Buddhist & others 2328 85.1 1004 90.4  
 Muslim 406 14.9 106 9.6  
District      0.047
 Muang Songkhla 455 16.6 161 14.5  
 Sathing Phra 101 3.7 56 5.1  
 Chana 194 7.1 77 6.9  
 Na Thawi 135 4.9 41 3.7  
 Thepha 116 4.2 42 3.8  
 Saba Yoi 64 2.3 21 1.9  
 Ranot 150 5.5 71 6.4  
 Krasae Sin 30 1.1 14 1.3  
 Rattaphum 113 4.1 46 4.1  
 Sadao 265 9.7 79 7.1  
 Hat Yai 782 28.6 355 32.0  
 Na Mom 47 1.7 23 2.1  
 Khuan Niang 58 2.1 37 3.3  
 Bang Klam 45 1.6 17 1.5  
 Singhanaknon 141 5.2 55 4.9  
 Khlong Hoi Khong 38 1.4 15 1.3  
Year interval      <0.001
 1989–1993 272 10.0 92 8.3  
 1994–1998 336 12.3 130 11.7  
 1999–2003 434 15.9 178 16.0  
 2004–2008 794 29.0 257 23.2  
 2009–2013 898 32.8 453 40.8  
  1. * Chi square test
  2. ** Wilcoxon rank sum test