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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with lung cancer and controls

From: Single nucleotide polymorphism in the 3′ untranslated region of LPP is a risk factor for lung cancer: a case-control study

Characteristics Patients (n = 322) Controls (n = 384)
Age, years 59.00 ± 9.83 51.16 ± 11.50
 ≤ 50 years 58 (18.01%) 156 (40.62%)
 >  50 years 264 (91.99%) 228 (59.38%)
Gender
 Male 245 (76.1%) 278 (72.4%)
 Female 77 (23.9%) 106 (27.6%)
Histology
 Adenocarcinoma 150  
 Squamous cell 98  
 small cell carcinoma 74  
Stage
 I-II 95  
 III-IV 213  
 Missing 34  
Lymphatic metastasis
 Yes 193  
 No 127