Table 2: Comparisons of clinical data between presence/absence of cancer history.

MinimumMaximumMeanSDMedianStatisticaDirection of association

Sex9629.88 0.00167Higher cancer risk in males
 Cancer (male/female)148/63
 Control (male/female)437/314
Age (years)97074228.50 0.06514
 Cancer214648874.12 5.73 74.00
 Control756609473.43 5.89 73.00
Height (cm)96871176.50 0.01035Higher height in cancer subjects
 Cancer213140175158.20 7.84 160.00
 Control755130180156.45 8.92 157.00
Weight (kg)96782386.00 0.56215
 Cancer2133010154.53 10.19 54.00
 Control754309054.77 9.90 54.00
Smoking history9713.10 0.07831
 Cancer (ever-smokers/never-smokers)92/122
 Control (ever-smokers/never-smokers)377/380
Smoking period (year)50120624.50 0.07276
 Cancer12210.00 64.00 42.45 13.63 46.00
 Control3791.00 68.00 39.71 14.64 44.00
CPDb50120187.00 0.03041Higher CPD in cancer subjects
 Cancer1222.50 80.00 23.75 15.10 20.00
 Control3791.00 100.00 20.77 12.90 20.00
Brinkman (smoking) index (BI)50019746.50 0.01700Higher BI in cancer subjects
 Cancer122100.00 3360.00 1001.64 708.25 860.00
 Control3789.00 3480.00 809.38 547.47 680.00

U value for Mann-Whitney test and value for test.
bCigarettes smoked per day.
P < 0.05.