Table 1

Patient characteristics

Total(n = 3371)Lung cancer(n = 102)
Demographics (%)
    Mean (SD) age (years)66 (12)68 (7)
    Men7376
Type of surgery
    AAA3641
    CEA2418
    LLR4041
COPD (%)
    Mild1719
    Moderate1729
    Severe59
Cardiovascular history (%)
    Myocardial infarction2217
    Coronary revascularisation*1614
    Heart failure53
    Angina pectoris148
    Stroke or TIA3024
Clinical characteristics (%)
    Diabetes mellitus1510
    Hypercholesterolaemia1814
    Smoking status
        Never/ex-smoking7264
        Current smoking2836
Medication
    Corticosteroids1015
    Statins2416
    Aspirin4031
  • AAA, abdominal aortic surgery; CEA, carotid endarterectomy; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; LLR, lower limb arterial reconstruction; TIA, transient ischaemic attack.

  • *Coronary artery bypass graft or percutaneous coronary intervention.