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Table 1 Baseline characteristics by group

From: Detected troponin elevation is associated with high early mortality after lung resection for cancer

  No troponin elevation Troponin elevation P value
Number 191 14  
Mean age, yrs (SD) 66 (11) 72 (5) 0.001
Men, n(%) 123 (64) 10 (71) 0.774
Operation extent    
Pneumonectomy, n(%) 45 (24) 5 (36)  
Lobectomy, n(%) 135 (70) 8 (57) 0.424
Other, n(%) 12 (6) 1 (7)  
Cell type    
Squamous, n(%) 83 (43) 7 (50)  
Adenocarcinoma, n(%) 68 (36) 5 (36)  
Large cell, n(%) 6 (3) 0 (0) 0.902
Mixed, n(%) 12 (6) 1 (7)  
Other, n(%) 24 (12) 1 (7)  
T category    
T1, n(%) 42 (22) 2 (14)  
T2, n(%) 112 (58) 10 (72)  
T3, n(%) 14 (7) 1 (7) 0.955
T4, n(%) 6 (3) 0 (0)  
Tx, n(%) 19 (10) 1 (7)  
N category    
N0, n(%) 111 (58) 7 (50)  
N1, n(%) 46 (24) 5 (36)  
N2, n(%) 17 (8) 1 (7) 0.811
Nx, n(%) 19 (10) 1 (7)