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Table 4 Demographic Characteristics of Patients Screened by the Lung Cancer Screening Program

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

 All Screened Patients
(n = 477)
Black Patients
(n = 201)
White Patients
(n = 276)
p-value
Mean Age ± SD64.3 ± 5.964.1 ± 6.064.3 ± 5.90.943
Sex   <  0.001
• Female253 (53.0%)126 (62.7%)127 (46.0%) 
• Male224 (47.0%)75 (37.3%)149 (54.0%) 
Mean BMI ± SD28.5 ± 6.129.4 ± 6.627.9 ± 5.70.015
COPD   0.144
• Yes158 (33.1%)74 (36.8%)84 (30.4%) 
• No319 (66.9%)127 (63.2%)192 (69.6%) 
Family History of Lung Cancer   0.530
• Yes82 (17.2%)32 (15.9%)50 (18.1%) 
• No395 (82.8%)169 (84.1%)226 (81.9%) 
Smoking Status   0.033
• Current Smoker273 (57.2%)128 (63.7%)145 (52.5%) 
• Former Smoker196 (41.1%)73 (36.3%)123 (44.6%) 
• Unknown8 (1.6%)0 (0.0%)8 (2.8%) 
Mean Pack-Years ± SD48.5 ± 23.943.4 ± 18.1)53.1 ± 27.3< 0.001