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Table 1 Patient’s characteristics at baseline

From: PET-CT has low specificity for mediastinal staging of non-small-cell lung cancer in an endemic area for tuberculosis: a diagnostic test study (LACOG 0114)

Characteristic N (%) or median (min-max) (n = 85)
Age (years) 65.0 (47.0–80.0)
Sex
 Male 49 (57.6%)
 Female 36 (42.4%)
Race
 White 68 (80.0%)
 Black 7 (8.2%)
 Other 10 (11.8%)
Smoking status
 Current 35 (41.2%)
 Former 45 (52.9%)
 Never 5 (5.9%)
Tobacco Exposure (Pack-year)a 45.0 (8.1–120.0)
Comorbities
 Hypertension 40 (47.1%)
 Diabetes 11 (12.9%)
 COPD 30 (35.3%)
 Asthma 9 (10.6%)
 Active Tuberculosis 1 (1.2%)
 HIV positive 0 (0.0%)
  1. Data is presented here as mean (minimum-maximum) or absolute (relative) frequencies. aThis analysis takes into account only the 79 patients that were smokers or former smokers