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Table 2 Primary treatment for lung cancer patients by ethnicity

From: Management of patients with early stage lung cancer – why do some patients not receive treatment with curative intent?

Primary treatmentMāoriNon-MāoriTotal
Curative surgery67 (39.6%)205 (49.5%)272 (46.7%)
Lobectomy49 (29.0%)150 (36.2%)199 (34.1%)
Partial resection of lung16 (9.5%)43 (10.4%)59 (10.1%)
Pneumonectomy2 (1.2%)12 (2.9%)14 (2.4%)
SABR22 (13.0%)42 (10.1%)64 (11.0%)
Radical radiotherapy23 (13.6%)44 (10.6%)67 (11.5%)
Curative chemo/radiotherapy7 (4.1%)9 (2.2%)16 (2.7%)
Palliative radiotherapy14 (8.3%)19 (4.6%)33 (5.7%)
Palliative chemotherapy4 (2.4%)10 (2.4%)14 (2.4%)
Supportive care32 (18.9%)85 (20.5%)117 (20.1%)
Total169414583