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Table 1 Patient demographics and diagnoses

From: Ultrasensitive detection of oncogenic human papillomavirus in oropharyngeal tissue swabs

Patient Variable Number of patients (%) n = 122
Mean Age ± SD 57 ± 15 years
Males 74 (67%)
Oropharyngeal SCC p16 + 36 (30%)
p16 - 16 (13%)
Oral Cavity SCC p16 + 4 (3%)
p16 - 41 (34%)
T stage (SCC patients only) T1 19 (20%)
T2 24 (25%)
T3 15 (15%)
T4 39 (40%)
Smoking History (all patients) 46 (38%)
Normal tonsil 25 (20%)
  1. SCC squamous cell carcinoma