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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Assessment of cervical lymph node metastasis for therapeutic decision-making in squamous cell carcinoma of buccal mucosa: a prospective clinical analysis

  SCC of buccal mucosa
  n=60
Age (mean ± sd) 56.55 ± 5.48
Gender, n (%)  
Male 45 (75)
Female 15 (25)
Smoking, n (%)  
Never 10 (16.6)
Previous 16 (26.7)
Actual 34 (56.7)
Alcohol, n (%)  
Never 39 (65)
≤20 g/d 13 (21.7)
21 to 40 g/d 4 (6.7)
41 to 60 g/d 2 (3.3)
61 to 80 g/d 0 (0)
Unknown 2 (3.3)
Betel nut chewing, n (%)  
Yes 52 (86.7)
No 8 (13.3)
Tumor size, n (%)  
T2 6 (10)
T3 10 (16.7)
T4 44 (73.3)