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Table 2 Clinical and pathological characteristics of the patients according to the expression of MRS

From: Methionyl-tRNA synthetase overexpression is associated with poor clinical outcomes in non-small cell lung cancer

   Expression of MRS P-value
   Negative/Trace (n = 52) Positive (n = 179)  
Age (years)   61.1 ± 10.79 62.0 ± 10.71 0.613
Gender
  Male 33 120 0.631
Female 19 59  
Diameter (cm)   3.5 ± 1.96 3.7 ± 1.93 0.602
Smoking status None-smoker 22 63 0.762
  Ex-smoker 11 38  
Current smoker 15 63  
Unknown 4 12  
Pack Year   24.1 ± 25.40 25.1 ± 24.98 0.102
Pathology
  Adenocarcinoma 31 99 0.597
Squamous cancer 21 74  
Othersa 0 6  
PET-SUV   8.6 ± 4.41 9.1 ± 5.96 0.868
pStage
  I 38 94 0.018
II 10 34  
III 4 48  
IV 0 2  
  1. aThese cases were composed of 2 large cell carcinomas, 2 atypical carcinoids, 1 mucoepidermoid carcinoma, and 1 pleomorphic carcinoma