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Table 2 Age and sex distribution of the simulated smoking cohort for base-case analysis

From: Mortality outcomes of low-dose computed tomography screening for lung cancer in urban China: a decision analysis and implications for practice

Age group (years) General population structure (%)a General population smoking rate (%)b No. of smokers for base-case analysis (total = 100,000) No. of lung cancer patients in 100,000 smokers for base-case analysis
Men Women Men Women Men Women Men Women
45–49 13.4 12.6 69.5 2.9 29,489 1157 64 3
50–54 10.1 9.4 63.1 4.1 20,307 1224 88 4
55–59 9.3 9.3 61.9 3.0 18,356 884 123 5
60–64 6.8 7.1 54.9 2.5 11,793 566 126 4
65–69 4.4 4.7 45.7 8.1 6403 1200 109 13
70–74 3.2 3.5 42.3c 4.3c 4259 476 103 8
75–80 2.9 3.4 36.7c 4.5c 3405 481 108 9
Summary 50.1 49.9 59.1 3.8 94,012 5988 721 46
  1. aObtained from Sampling Survey Data of the National Population Change in 2013 in China Population & Employment Statistics Yearbook [18]
  2. bObtained from Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) China 2010 Country Report [26]
  3. cPredicted using linear regression