Table 2

Characteristics of LCCM features in the training cohort

PredictorsCoefficient (95% CI)P value
Years since quit smoking−0.178 (−0.349 to −0.007)0.041
Number of vessels0.238 (0.074 to 0.510)0.009
Number of nodules−0.203 (−0.325 to −0.081)0.001
Model intercept1.053
  • The numbers in lung cancer and benign nodules correspond to the average values and SD of the corresponding features in the two classes. Coefficients were estimated using multiple logistic regression.

  • LCCM, Lung Cancer Causal Model.