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Table 1 Demographics and Patient Characteristics

From: Reconstructive trends and complications following parotidectomy: incidence and predictors in 11,057 cases

 N%
Age
 < 50277225.3
 51–60238921.6
 61–70292026.6
 71–80197718.0
 > 809028.2
Sex
 Male586253.0
 Female519547.0
Race
 White778470.4
 Black7136.4
 Other7036.4
 Unknown185716.8
Surgical Indication
 Malignant tumor328829.7
 Benign tumor499545.2
 Tumor Not Otherwise Specified143313.0
 Other disease of parotid9778.8
 Other/unknown3643.3
Comorbidities
 Bleeding disorder2482.2
 Diabetes170715.4
 On dialysis390.4
 Disseminated cancer3643.3
 Dyspnea5364.8
 Dependent functional status1291.2
 Congestive Heart Failure290.3
 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease5184.7
 Hypertension501945.4
 Obesity (BMI > 30)385739.7
 Smoker260223.5
 Corticosteroids3633.3
 Wound infection1551.4
 Weight loss680.6
ASA class
 1 (No disturbance)9909.0
 2 (Mild disturbance)535548.5
 3 (Severe disturbance)439539.8
 4 (Life threatening)3072.8