Table 2 Distribution of characteristics within health authorities. Median percentage and range of each category in health authorities, 1995–1999

From: Geographical inequalities in lung cancer management and survival in South East England: evidence of variation in access to oncology services?

  Med % Range
Median number and range of patients 1226 621–2274
Sex   
 Male 63 58–65
 Female 37 35–42
Basis   
 Clinical 20 12–30
 Histological 75 67–86
 Other/not known 4 1–10
Histological type   
 Small cell 13 10–15
 Non-small cell 53 41–62
 Other/not known 35 25–45
Stage   
 Localised 36 16–50
 Direct extension 4 1–10
 Local lymph nodes 3 1- 6
 Metastases 30 24–36
 Not known 25 16–54