Table 1.

Demographics and presentation of AML, by age

Younger than 56 y56-65 y66-75 yOlder than 75 y
No. patients 368 246 274 80
Sex, male, no. (%) 193 (52) 139 (57) 154 (56) 44 (55)
Race, white, no. (%) 318 (86) 216 (88) 254 (93)* 73 (91)
Presentation, de novo, no. (%) NA 192 (78) 208 (76) 62 (78)
Performance status, no. (%)
    0 129 (35) 72 (29) 73 (27) 14 (18)
    1 180 (49) 112 (46) 126 (46) 40 (50)
    2 46 (13) 34 (14) 52 (19) 14 (18)
    3 9 (2) 24 (10) 19 (7) 11 (14)
    Unknown 4 (2) 4 (2) 4 (1) 1 (1)
  • AML indicates acute myeloid leukemia; NA, not available.

  • * One patient from S9031 has unspecified race.

  • Not recorded for patients on studies S9034 and S9500.