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Table 1 Characteristics of patients

From: Relation between nodule size and 18F-FDG-PET SUV for malignant and benign pulmonary nodules.

Variable MC A MC B Total
No. of patients 110 63 173
Mean age (Range) 68 (46–89) 66 (25–89) 67 (25–89)
Male (5%) 108 (98) 42 (67) 150 (87)
Female (%) 2 (2) 21 (33) 23 (13)
All Nodule 127 75 202
   Malignant (%) 92 (72) 55 (73) 147 (72)
   Benign (%) 35 (28) 20 (27) 55 (28)
Nodules ≤ 1 cm 11 17 28
   Malignant (%) 4 (37) 9 (53) 13 (47)
   Benign (%) 7 (63) 8 (47) 15 (53)
  1. MC = medical center