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Table 1 Demographic Characteristics of Patients Referred to the LCSP

From: Black patients referred to a lung cancer screening program experience lower rates of screening and longer time to follow-up

 All Referred Patients
(n = 675)
Black Patients
(n = 315)
White Patients
(n = 360)
Mean Age ± SD64.3 ± 5.963.8 ± 5.964.6 ± 6.0
Sex
• Female366 (54.2%)193 (61.3%)173 (48.1%)
• Male309 (45.8%)122 (38.7%)187 (51.9%)
Mean BMI ± SD28.5 ± 6.229.1 ± 6.727.9 ± 5.6
COPD
• Yes214 (31.7%)101 (32.1%)113 (31.4%)
• No/Unknown461 (68.3%)214 (67.9%)247 (68.6%)
Family History of Lung Cancer
• Yes113 (16.7%)49 (15.6%)64 (17.8%)
• No/Unknown562 (83.3%)266 (84.4%)296 (82.2%)
Smoking Status
• Current Smoker375 (55.6%)202 (64.1%)173 (48.1%)
• Former Smoker275 (40.7%)108 (34.3%)167 (46.4%)
• Unknown25 (2.8%)5 (1.6%)20 (5.6%)
Mean Pack-Years ± SD46.3 ± 25.840.6 ± 20.652.5 ± 29.3