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Table 1 General patients demographic data

From: Decreasing loco-regional recurrence for oral cavity cancer with total Mohs margins technique

Characteristics Conventional Mohs p-values
Number of patients 57 60  
Age (years) 60.26
(57.49; 63.03) 95% CI
60.68
(56.88; 64.49) 95% CI
0.8593
Male:Female 2.2:1 1.6:1 0.444
Comorbidities (%) 0.837b
 None 24.6 19.2  
 Metabolic 28.1 32.7  
 Cardio-vascular 38.6 36.5  
 Respiratory 3.5 7.7  
 Miscellaneous 5.3 3.8  
Flap(s) performed (%) 71.9 60.0 0.174a
Subtypes
 Radial forearm 74.4 88.2  
 Anterolateral thigh 2.3 2.9  
 Pectoralis major 4.7 2.9  
 Fibula osteocutaneous 11.6 2.9  
 Other 2.3 2.9  
Complication rate (%) 50.9 42.2 0.488a
Types of complications (%) 0.761b
 Metabolic 17.2 13.0  
 Cardio-respiratory 17.2 26.1  
 Infectious 24.1 13.0  
 Flap problems 37.9 39.1  
 Miscellaneous 3.4 8.7  
Neck dissection (%) 80.7 76.7 0.595a
Tracheotomy performed (%) 40.43 35.8 0.627a
Feeding tube (%) 73.0 67.3 0.567a
Feeding tube duration (days) 14.46
(10.45; 18.47) 95% CI
10.89
(9.24; 12.53) 95% CI
0.0862c
ASA Class (%) 0.714a
 1 14.0 19.2  
 2 56.1 55.8  
 3 29.8 25.0  
Surgery duration for all patients (minutes) 475.1
(411.5; 538.8) 95% CI
380.1
(326.7; 433.5) 95% CI
0.025c
Surgery duration when no flap performed (minutes) n = 16 patients
197.4
(105.65; 289.1) 95% CI
n = 21 patients
167.3
(113.2; 221.5) 95% CI
0.533c
Surgery duration for patients with flap n = 40 patients
588.8
(537.1; 640.4) 95% CI
n = 31 patients
498.1
(455.9; 540.3) 95% CI
0.010c
  1. aChi-square
  2. bFisher cStudent t test