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Table 3 Work-relatedness by histologic type according to smoking status

From: Work-relatedness of lung cancer by smoking and histologic type in Korea

Histology Smoking* Non-smoking** Total***
Work-relatedness(+)+ Work-relatedness(-)++ Work-relatedness(+)+ Work-relatedness(-)++ Work-relatedness(+)+ Work-relatedness(-)++
  N % N % N % N % N % N %
SCLC 16 12.2 115 87.8 1 6.3 15 93.8 17 11.6 130 88.4
NSCLC             
ADC 26 9.2 256 90.8 5 1.6 299 98.4 31 5.3 555 94.7
SCC 38 13.4 245 86.6 3 21.4 11 78.6 41 13.8 256 86.2
LCC 2 7.1 26 92.9 2 16.7 10 83.3 4 10.0 36 90.0
Others 33 14.6 193 85.4 7 6.5 101 93.5 40 12.0 294 88.0
total 115 12.1 835 87.9 18 4.0 436 96.0 133 9.5 1271 90.5
  1. NSCLC: non-small cell lung cancer, ADC: adenocarcinoma, SCLC: small cell lung cancer, SCC: squamous cell carcinoma, LCC: Large cell carcinoma.
  2. Others: bronchogenic carcinoma and undetermined.
  3. *p = 0.0346, χ2 test.
  4. **p = 0.0004, Fisher’s exact test.
  5. ***p = 0.0421, Cochran–Mantel–Haenszel test.
  6. +Definite and probable cases.
  7. ++Possible, suspicious, no relation, and undetermined cases.
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