Table 2.

Predictors included in the Bach, Spitz, LLP, and PLCOM2012 model and the availability in the EPIC-Germany cohort

PredictorsBachSpitzLLPPLCOM2012Availability in EPIC-Germany
AgeXXaXaXX
SexXXaXaX
Smoking statusXX
Cigarettes smoked/dXXX
Smoking durationXXXX
Duration of cessationXXX
Age at cessationXX
Pack-yearsXX
Asbestos exposureXXXX
Dust exposureX
PneumoniaX
COPDX
EmphysemaX
Hay feverXX
Prior diagnosis of malignant tumorXXXb
Family history of cancerXX
Family history of lung cancerXX
BMIXX
EducationXX
  • aAge and sex were not included the model as predictors. However, the effects of age and sex were incorporated into the risk prediction by using the age- and sex-specific lung cancer incidence rates to estimate the baseline hazards.

  • bThis information was available but subjects with prior diagnosis of malignant tumor were excluded from the analysis.