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Table 3 Description of lung cancer cases among the study population aged 50 to 74 years, by histological subtype and country of origin, Belgium, 2004–2013

From: Lung cancer incidence differences in migrant men in Belgium, 2004–2013: histology-specific analyses

  Belgian Italian Turkish Moroccan
Overall lung cancer
Mean age at diagnosis 67.35 67.62 65.71 65.40
Combined TNM stage (%)
 I-II 21.53 22.63 26.50 19.94
 III-IV 57.35 48.24 54.00 58.33
 Missing 21.12 29.14 19.50 21.73
Small-cell lung carcinoma
Mean age at diagnosis 64.84 64.35 65.51 63.92
Combined TNM stage (%)
 I-II 4.71 5.43 5.41 4.08
 III-IV 61.58 49.61 51.35 61.22
 Missing 33.71 44.96 43.24 34.69
Squamous cell carcinoma
Mean age at diagnosis 65.81 65.83 63.94 65.83
Combined TNM stage (%)
 I-II 30.44 28.38 27.94 25.00
 III-IV 50.91 45.21 61.76 51.14
 Missing 18.65 26.4 10.29 23.86
Adenocarcinoma
Mean age at diagnosis 64.33 65.13 63.54 62.59
Combined TNM stage (%)
 I-II 22.17 26.79 36.76 23.42
 III-IV 61.12 50.26 45.59 58.86
 Missing 16.71 22.96 17.65 17.72
Large-cell undifferentiated carcinoma
Mean age at diagnosis 65.26 64.85 65.79 59.12
Combined TNM stage (%)
 I-II 11.85 11.54 N < 10 N < 15
 III-IV 63.37 50.00 N < 10 N < 15
 Missing 24.78 38.46 N < 10 N < 15
Other/unknown
Mean age at diagnosis 65.72 65.24 66.21 65.81
Combined TNM stage (%)
 I-II 23.02 12.64 33.33 14.81
 III-IV 54.52 47.13 52.38 66.67
 Missing 22.45 40.23 14.29 18.52