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Table 1 Clinical characteristics and statistical results for the two patient groups by age

From: Analysis of the outcome of young age tongue squamous cell carcinoma

  Age < 40 (n = 23) Number (%) Age ≥ 40 (n = 94) Number (%) All (n = 117) Number (%)
Sex (p = .342) Male 15 (65.2) 51 (54.3) 66 (56.4)
Female 8 (34.8) 43 (45.7) 51 (43.6)
Smoker (p = .460) Yes 12 (52.2) 41 (43.6) 53 (45.3)
No 11 (47.8) 53 (56.4) 64 (54.7)
Alcohol use (p = .786) Yes 11 (47.8) 42 (44.7) 53 (45.3)
No 12 (52.2) 52 (55.3) 64 (54.7)
T stage (p = .088) T1 3 (13.0) 36 (38.3) 39 (33.3)
T2 17 (73.9) 43 (45.7) 60 (51.3)
T3 2 (8.7) 11 (11.7) 13 (11.1)
T4 1 (4.3) 4 (4.3) 5 (4.3)
N stage (p = .154) N0 11 (47.8) 64 (68.1) 75 (64.1)
N1 3 (13.0) 13 (13.8) 16 (13.7)
N2 9 (39.0) 17 (18.1) 26 (22.2)
N3 0 0 0
Positive node (p = .177) 0 11 (47.8) 64 (68.1) 75 (64.1)
1 3 (13.0) 13 (13.8) 16 (13.7)
2 3 (13.0) 5 (5.3) 8 (6.8)
≤ 3 6 (26.0) 12 (12.8) 18 (15.4)
TNM stage (p = .055) I 2 (8.7) 33 (35.1) 35 (30.0)
II 7 (30.4) 24 (25.5) 31 (26.5)
II 4 (17.4) 16 (17.0) 20 (17.1)
IV (a, b) 10 (43.4) 21 (22.3) 31 (26.5)
I, II, II, IV stage (p = .062) I, II 9 (39.0) 57 (60.6) 66 (56.4)
III, IV 14 (60.8) 37 (39.4) 51 (43.6)
Lymphovascular invasion (p = .760) Yes 4 (17.4) 19 (20.2) 23 (19.7)
No 19 (82.6) 75 (79.8) 94 (80.3)
Perineural invasion (p = 0.082) Yes 7 (30.4) 14 (14.9) 21 (17.9)
No 16 (69.5) 80 (85.1) 96 (82.1)
Perinodal extension (p = 0.632) Yes 3 (13.0) 9 (9.6) 12 (10.3)
No 20 (87.0) 85 (90.4) 105 (89.7)
Treatment (p = 0.247) Surgery 8 (34.8) 47 (50.0) 55 (47.0)
Surgery + radiotherapy 14 (60.8) 36 (38.3) 50 (42.6)
Radiotherapy 1 (4.3) 10 (11.7) 11 (9.4)
Histological grade (p = 0.021) Well 10 (43.5) 59 (62.8) 69 (59.0)
Moderate 6 (26.0) 27 (28.7) 33 (28.2)
Poor 6 (26.0) 5 (5.3) 11 (9.4)
Unknown 1 (4.3) 3 (3.2) 4 (3.4)