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Table 3 Median survival time and survival rates, n = 161,228

From: Marital status and its effect on lung cancer survival

  Median survival (months) Survival rates (%) at time (yrs) after diagnosis
1 yr 3 yrs 5 yrs
Overall 8.1 39.9 18.2 12.1
Marital status     
Never married 4.9 31.5 13.0 8.4
Separated/Divorced 4.1 30.6 13.5 8.9
Widowed 7.7 38.8 17.2 10.7
Married 9.9 44.5 20.9 14.2
Race     
White 8.1 40.1 18.5 12.3
Black 7.0 36.2 14.5 8.9
Other 10.2 46.2 20.1 12.5
Hispanic origin     
No 8.0 39.8 18.2 12.1
Yes 8.4 40.5 17.9 12.1
SES     
Lowest 6.5 34.8 13.8 8.7
Middle-Low 7.6 38.3 16.8 11.0
Middle-High 8.5 41.1 19.4 12.8
Highest 9.5 44.0 21.7 15.1
  1. SES = Socioeconomic Status (percent living below poverty line); Lowest (≥20%); Middle-low (≥10% and <20%); Middle-high (≥5% and <10%); Highest (<5%).