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Table 1 Clinicopathological characteristics of the oral squamous cell carcinoma patients

From: Profile of apoptotic proteins in oral squamous cell carcinoma: A cluster analysis of 171 cases

Variables Categories Number of patients (%)
Age (years) <= 56 117 (51.1)
>56 112 (48.9)
Gender Male 194 (84.7)
Female 35 (15.3)
Tobacco smoking No 19 (8.3)
Yes 182 (79.5)
n/aa 28 (12.2)
Alcohol consumption No 45 (19.7)
Yes 153 (66.8)
n/a 31 (13.5)
T stage T1/T2 131(57.2)
T3/T4a 98 (42.8)
Clinical Stage I/II 77 (33.6)
III/IV 152 (66.4)
Tumor site Oral tongue 122 (53.3)
Floor of mouth 55 (24.0)
Other 52 (22.7)
Lymph node metastasis (pN) No 92 (40.2)
Yes 112 (48.9)
n/a 25 (10.9)
Perineural infiltration No 129 (56.3)
Yes 86 (37.6)
n/a 14 (6.1)
Vascular invasion No 72 (31.4)
Yes 141 (61.6)
n/a 16 (7.0)
Histological grade Well differentiated 177 (77.3)
Moderately/poorly differentiated 46 (20.1)
n/a 6 (2.6)
Treatment Surgery 118 (51.5)
Surgery + Radiotherapy 111 (48.5)
  1. an/a, information not available
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