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Table 2 Studies reporting IGF-I and IGFBP-3 levels in lung cancer patients and their controls

From: IGF-I and IGFBP-3 and the risk of lung cancer: A meta-analysis based on nested case-control studies

Serum factors References Cases Cases
   N1 Mean(ng/ml) SD(ng/ml) N2 Mean(ng/ml) SD(ng/ml)
IGF-1 [14] 93 --- --- 186 --- ---
  [15] 230 123 46.43 740 127 41.62
  [16] 159 158 56 297 153 54
  [17] 194 124 54 9351 126 57
  [18] 200 137.2 52.3 400 145.5 52
  [19] 167 --- --- 498 --- ---
IGFBP-3 [14] 93 --- --- 186 --- ---
  [15] 230 1793 487.43 740 1863 458.76
  [16] 159 30700 8200 297 29400 7900
  [17] 194 2780 860 9351 2990 810
  [18] 200 2228 650 400 2369 640
  [19] 167 --- --- 498 --- ---
  1. N1 is the number of cases, N2 is the number of controls; ---, not available.