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Table 4 Univariate analysis of average pulmonary function

From: Prognostic analysis of radiation pneumonitis: carbon-ion radiotherapy in patients with locally advanced lung cancer

Parameters ≥grade 2
(min - max)
grade 0–1
(min - max)
p value
%VC (%) 67.5
(37.1–86.9)
89.2
(53.2–120.8)
0.002
FEV1 (L) 1.17
(0.5–1.78)
1.67
(0.6–3.33)
0.043
FEV1/FVC (%) 70.0
(56.2–83.7)
65.6
(34.2–99.7)
0.556
%DLCO (%) 72.6
(32.8–123.9)
78.0
(29.5–178.4)
0.644
  1. %VC percent of vital capacity, FEV1 1-second forced expiratory volume, FVC forced vital capacity, %DLCO percent of diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide