Table 2.

Clinical and demographic patient data

Characteristicn PatientsPercent of total (%)
Sex
    Female817
    Male3883
Ethnicity
    African-American12
    Hispanic12
    Caucasian4496
Prior cancer
    None3985
    Aerodigestive tract00
    Other (i.e., skin)715
Family history of MPM
    No4496
    Yes24
Asbestos exposure
    No1431
    Yes3167
    Unknown12
Smoking status
    Current613
    Former2452
    Never1635
Surgery
    Extrapleural pneumonectomy4291
    Pleurectomy49
Side of resected tumor
    Right2657
    Left2043
Pathologic stage
    II12
    III2963
    IV1635
Pathologic T stage
    T21022
    T32554
    T41124
Pathologic N stage
    N02043
    N1613
    N22043
Pathologic M stage
    M03985
    M1715