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Table 1 Summary of patient demographic information by p16 status

From: HPV Status and second primary tumours in Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

   All patients (N= 406) p16 status available (N = 199)
     p16 + (N=118) p16 - (N=81) p-value
Average age   59.1 ±10.9 55.9 60.7 0.003*
Sex Male 327 79.8% 86.6% 76.3% 0.047*
  Female 83 20.2%    
Smokers   281 68.5% 63.5% 86.8% 0.0008*
Stage IV 308 78.8% 75.6% 80.0% 0.49
  III 58 14.2% 18.5% 11.3% 0.23
  II 26 6.3% 2.5% 3.7% 0.68
  I 14 3.4% 1.7% 2.5% 0.99
Index tumour location Tonsils 213 68.7%    
  Base of the tongue 90 29.0%    
  Oropharynx NOS 15 4.8%    
  Soft palate 18 5.8%    
  Pharyngeal walls 15 4.8%    
Treatment Surgery+ChemoRT 143 34.9%    
  ChemoRT 216 52.7%    
  Palliative 16 3.9%    
  Salvage surgery 11 2.7%    
  No treatment 21 5.1%    
Follow-up (years)   3.9 ± 1.0 3.9 3.9 0.98
  1. p < 0.05 considered statistically significant. NOS = not otherwise specified.