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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Functional and quality of life outcomes after partial glossectomy: a multi-institutional longitudinal study of the head and neck research network

Demographic Variable HNRN Site: No. (%)
Edmonton (n = 63) New York (n = 41) Turku (n = 13) Total (n = 117)
Sex Male 39 (62) 27 (66) 5 (38) 71 (61)
Female 24 (38) 14 (34) 8 (62) 46 (39)
T-stage at diagnosis T1 2 (3) 8 (20) 3 (23) 13 (11)
T2 44 (70) 8 (20) 7 (54) 59 (50)
T3 14 (22) 9 (22) 3 (23) 26 (22)
T4 3 (5) 7 (17) 0 (0) 10 (9)
Unknown 0 (0) 9 (22) 0 (0) 9 (8)
AJCC Staging Stage 2 (3) 6 (15) 2 (15) 10 (9)
Stage II 27 (43) 4 (10) 4 (31) 35 (29)
Stage III 16 (25) 2 (5) 2 (15) 20 (17)
Stage IVA 18 (29) 20 (49) 5 (38) 43 (37)
Unknown 0 (0) 9 (22) 0 (0) 9 (8)
Treatment Sx 29 (46) 15 (37) 6 (46) 50 (43)
Sx/RT 17 (27) 10 (24) 0 (0) 27 (23)
Sx/CRT 17 (27) 16 (39) 7 (54) 40 (34)
Surgical Approach Transoral 54 (86) 21 (51) 8 (61) 83 (71)
Transmandibular 6 (10) 12 (29) 1 (8) 19 (16)
Unknown 3 (5) 8 (20) 4 (31) 15 (13)
Reconstruction RFFF 40 (64) 19 (46) 7 (54) 66 (56)
Other 7 (11) 6 (14) 0 (0) 13 (11)
Unknown 16 (25) 16 (39) 6 (46) 38 (32)
  1. Abbreviations: AJCC American Joint Committee on Cancer, Sx surgery, Sx/RT primary surgery and adjuvant radiation therapy, Sx/CRT primary surgery and adjuvant chemoradiation therapy, RFFF radial forearm free flap