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Table 2 Distribution and location of nodules

From: Primary solid lung cancerous nodules with different sizes: computed tomography features and their variations

 Group A
(n = 35)
Group B
(n = 60)
Group C
(n = 63)
Group D
(n = 67)
p-value
Right lung28 (80.0)33 (55.0)31 (49.2)42 (62.7)0.022
 SL15 (42.9)20 (33.3)16 (25.4)29 (43.3)0.137
 ML5 (14.3)2 (3.3)4 (6.4)5 (7.5)0.252
 IL8 (22.9)11 (18.3)11 (17.5)8 (11.9)0.540
Left lung7 (20)27 (45)32 (50.8)25 (37.4)0.022
 SL6 (17.1)17 (28.3)16 (25.4)20 (29.9)0.550
 IL1 (2.9)10 (16.7)16 (25.4)5 (7.5)0.005
SLs of both lungs21 (60.0)37 (61.7)32 (50.8)49 (73.1)0.074
ILs of both lungs9 (25.8)21 (35)27 (42.9)13 (19.4)0.026
Relationship with pleura
 Not clinging to pleura35 (100.0)58 (96.7)58 (92.1)60 (90)0.114
 Clinging to pleura0 (−)2 (3.33)3 (4.76)6 (8.96)0.114
  1. SL Superior lobe, ML Middle lobe, IL Inferior lobe
  2. The data are expressed as n (%)