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Table 1 Characteristics of 58 patients with non-small cell lung cancer enrolled in the study

From: Evaluation of reactive oxygen metabolites in patients with non-small cell lung cancer after chemotherapy

Characteristic Number ROMs level (U.CARR) p
Gender
Male 43 437 ± 144  
Female 15 356 ± 81 0.134
Histology
Adenocarcinoma 50 395 ± 107  
Squamous cell carcinoma 8 549 ± 209 0.032*
Performance status
0 41 419 ± 149  
1 17 410 ± 96 0.139
Clinical stage
IIIB 21 405 ± 110  
IV 37 423 ± 148 0.407
Smoking history
Current/former smoker 45 439 ± 143  
Non-smoker 13 340 ± 55 0.040*
  1. ROMs levels are expressed as mean ± SD. Mean values were compared by unpaired-t test. *: p < 0.05. ROMs, reactive oxygen metabolites; U.CARR, Carratelli Units.