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Table 1 Patient Characteristics

From: Marijuana and head and neck cancer: an epidemiological review

Variable Non-Marijuana Marijuana p-Value
N 805 74  
Mean Age 56.76 62.26 0.068
Gender    0.011
 Male 573 (71.2) 63 (85.1)  
 Female 232 (28.8) 11 (14.9)  
Ethnicity    0.537
 Caucasian 766 (95.1) 72 (97.3)  
 Black 7 (0.9) 1 (1.4)  
 Asian/Indian Descent 19 (2.4) 0 (0)  
 Latin Descent 8 (1.0) 1 (1.4)  
 Native/Aboriginal 5 (0.6) 0 (0)  
Alcohol Use    0.183
 None 279 (34.6) 23 (31.1)  
 <  5 Drinks/Week 381 (47.3) 24 (32.4)  
 5–20 Drinks/Week 89 (11.0) 13 (17.6)  
 >  20 Drinks/Week 65 (8.1) 14 (18.9)  
Tobacco Use    0.001
 Yes 439 (54.5) 20 (27.0)  
 No 366 (45.5) 54 (73.0)  
Tobacco Pack Year History    0.004
 <  20 526 (65.4) 58 (78.4)  
 > 21 279 (34.6) 16 (21.6)  
Karnofsky Score 87.0 92.4 0.084