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Table 2 Demographics and risk factors

From: A different entity: a population based study of characteristics and recurrence patterns in oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas

Demographics/risk factors Oropharygneal Non-oropharyngeal p-value*
Age at Diagnosis (n = 316) <55 31(25 %) 47(24 %) 0.8123
≥55 91(75 %) 147(75 %)
Unknown 0(0 %) 2(1 %)
Sex (n = 318) Female 25(20 %) 56(29 %) 0.1078
Male 97(80 %) 140(71 %)
Unknown 0(0 %) 0(0 %)
Family Hx of Cancer (n = 245) No 27(22 %) 41(21 %) 0.4858
Yes 79(65 %) 98(50 %)
Unknown 16(13 %) 57(29 %)
Cancer History (n = 318) None 93(76 %) 143(73 %) 0.5262a
HNC 4(3 %) 12(6 %)
Other 25(20 %) 41(21 %)
Unknown 0(0 %) 0(0 %)
Smoking History (n = 312) Never 21(17 %) 25(13 %) 0.3002a
Quit 53(43 %) 74(38 %)
Current 48(39 %) 91(46 %)
Unknown 0(0 %) 6(3 %)
Alcohol History (n = 267) Never 4(3 %) 8(4 %) 0.7538a
Quit 20(16 %) 25(13 %)
Current 84(69 %) 126(64 %)
Unknown 14(11 %) 37(19 %)
Marijuana Use (n = 128) No 41(34 %) 60(31 %) 0.8267
Yes 10(8 %) 17(9 %)
Unknown 71(58 %) 119(61 %)
COPD (n = 318) No 103(84 %) 143(73 %) 0.0175
Yes 19(16 %) 53(27 %)
Unknown 0(0 %) 0(0 %)
Pack-Year History (n = 312) Never 0 0 n/a
Current 41.512 yrs. 44.089 yrs. 0.9891b
Quit 27.791 yrs. 32.175 yrs. 0.2969b
Charlson Prob. 10-Yr. Survival (n = 318) <50 % 33(10 %) 56(18 %) 0.7984
>50 % 89(28 %) 140(44 %)
Unknown 0(0 %) 0(0 %)
  1. *α = 0.05, significant results in bold using chi-square test; aWald test applied. bnon-parametric Wilcoxon test applied