Table 1

 Clinicopathological profiles of patients studied

FeatureBAC (n = 31)Early MX (n = 22)Overt MX (n = 33)p Value
The Kruskal Wallis test was used to assess the p values among BAC, early MX, and overt MX.
BAC, bronchioloalveolar carcinoma; MX, adenocarcinoma with mixed subtypes.
Sex
    Male11914
    Female201319
Mean (range) age (years)41–83 (67)40–83 (63)41–85 (63)
Mean (range) tumour size (cm)0.2–2.5 (1.3)0.8–3.0 (2.0)1.1–7.0 (2.7)<0.0001
Lymph node metastasis positive cases (%)01/22 (4.5%)9/30 (30%)0.0008