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Table 3 Distribution of normalized MALAT1 levels by median and inter-quartile range (IQR) stratified by potential influencing factors

From: Evaluation of long noncoding RNA MALAT1 as a candidate blood-based biomarker for the diagnosis of non-small cell lung cancer

   Total Controls NSCLC AdCa SqCC
   N Median IQR N Median IQR N Median IQR N Median IQR N Median IQR
Total   70 -0.86 -2.10; -0.05 25 -2.07 -2.53; -0.83 45 -0.35 -1.34; 1.00 21 -0.59 -1.34; 0.25 24 -0.23 -1.31; 1.47
Gender Male 48 -0.80 -2.18; -0.14 18 -2.18 -2.54; -0.64 30 -0.35 -1.30; 0.97 15 -0.35 -1.44; 0.83 15 -0.36 -1.25; 1.32
  Female 22 -1.01 -2.10; -0.26 7 -1.49 -2.24; -0.92 15 -0.35 -1.37; 1.54 6 -0.84 -1.34; -0.35 9 0.26 -1.37; 1.97
Age < 60 years 11 -1.93 -2.69; 0.25 4 -2.77 -3.58; -1.49 7 -1.10 -2.01; 0.26 2 -1.14 -2.54; 0.25 5 -1.10 -1.93; 0.26
  60-69 years 26 -0.78 -1.69; -0.05 7 -1.69 -2.24; -0.83 19 -0.41 -1.35; 1.00 9 -0.89 -1.34; -0.05 10 -0.19 -0.74; 1.47
  70-79 years 27 -0.78 -2.29; -0.83 11 -2.07 -2.53; -0.61 16 -0.29 -1.37; 2.27 8 -0.57 -1.37; 1.72 8 0.54 -1.39; 2.64
  ≥ 80 years 6 -0.78 -1.25; -0.35 3 -0.92 -2.64; -0.64 3 -0.35 -1.25; 0.24 2 -0.06 -0.35; 0.24 1 -1.25 -1.25; -1.25
Smoking status Ever 64 -0.86 -2.12; 0.10 20 -2.15 -2.53; -0.87 44 -0.36 -1.35; 0.99 20 -0.69 -1.39; 0.25 24 -0.23 -1.31; 1.47
  Never 6 -1.01 -2.10; -0.61 5 -1.38 -2.10; -0.64 1 1.54   1 1.54     
Tumor size I/II        3 -1.10 -2.17; -0.41     3 -1.10 -2.17; -0.41
  III/IV        42 -0.29 -1.34; 1.32 21 -0.59 -1.34; 0.25 21 -0.15 -1.25; 1.47
Metastasis status M0        7 -0.41 -1.93; 1.47 2 -0.22 -1.44; 1.00 15 -0.41 -2.01; 1.91
  M1        19 -0.29 -1.17; 0.54 9 -0.59 -1.34; 0.25 9 -0.15 -0.24; 1.32
Lymph node status N0        3 0.24 -2.17; 1.32 1 0.24   2 -0.42 -2.17; 1.32
  N1-N3        42 -0.36 -1.34; 1.00 20 -0.69 1.39; 0.54 22 -0.23 -1.25; 1.47