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Table 2 Relationships between clinicopathological data and the different levels of preoperative TG and HDL-C in 551 NSCLC patients

From: Prognostic significance of preoperative serum triglycerides and high-density lipoproteins cholesterol in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective study

Characteristics TG ≤ 1.21
mmol/L
TG>1.21
mmol/L
P value HDL-C ≤ 1.26
mmol/L
HDL-C>1.26
mmol/L
P value
n = 311 n = 240   n = 330 n = 221  
Age    0.842    0.112
  ≤ 57 114 86   111 89  
 >57 197 154   219 132  
Gender    0.100    0.010
 Male 225 158   243 140  
 Female 86 82   87 81  
Smoking history    0.670    0.944
 Y 198 157   213 142  
 N 113 83   117 79  
Stage    0.018    0.046
 I-II 213 141   201 153  
 IIIA 98 99   129 68  
Pathological tumor       
Classification (pT)    0.823    0.380
 pT1–2 269 206   281 194  
 pT3–4 42 34   49 27  
Pathological lymph node       
stage (pN)    0.001    0.068
 pN0 188 110   168 130  
 pN1–2 123 130   162 91  
Histological type    0.522    0.121
 Squamous cell carcinoma 101 73   109 65  
 Adenocarcinoma 180 149   187 142  
 Large cell carcinoma 30 18   34 14  
Surgery type    0.082    0.174
 Lobectomy 233 162   227 168  
 Pneumonectomy 57 63   80 40  
 Other 21 15   23 13  
Adjuvant chemotherapy    0.002    0.610
 Y 151 148   182 117  
 N 160 92   148 104  
  1. Data were present with Chi-square test. P < 0.05 was considered significant