Table 1

Clinicopathological features of lung carcinomas from China, Pakistan and Papua New Guinea

All*

histological types

p-value

ACs

SQCs

SCLCs


Age

0.295

-64

38

23 (61)

11 (29)

4 (11)

65+

18

14 (78)

4 (22)

0 (0)

Gender

0.133

Male

43

24 (56)

16 (37)

3 (7)

Female

17

14 (82)

2 (12)

1 (6)

Differentiation

0.179

poor

19

11 (58)

8 (42)

0 (0)

moderate

26

17 (65)

9 (35)

0 (0)

well

11

10 (91)

1 (9)

0 (0)

Country

< 0.005

Pakistan

21

4 (19)

13 (62)

4 (19)

China

31

31 (100)

0 (0)

0 (0)

PNG

8

3 (38)

5 (62)

0 (0)


* Ages and tumor differentiation was not available in four cases

PNG: Papua New Guinea

Aguayo et al. Infectious Agents and Cancer 2010 5:20   doi:10.1186/1750-9378-5-20

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