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Table 1 Characteristics of all 54 patients in the study, Data are number (%) of patients

From: Gender specific quality of life in patients with oral squamous cell carcinomas

  Total n (%) Male n (%) Female n (%)
Age Median (SD) 60 (11) 60 (10) 61 (14)
Gender 54 (100) 31 (57) 23 (43)
Level of education completed    
A-levels 11 (20) 9 (17) 2 (4)
6 year secondary school 9 (17) 6 (11) 3 (6)
Basic secondary school 33 (61) 15 (28) 18 (33)
No diploma 1 (2) 1 (2) 0 (0)
T    
< 4 cm (T 1-2) 44 (81) 26 (48) 18 (33)
> 4 cm (T 3-4) 10 (19) 5 (9) 5 (9)
Alcohol consumption    
Never 5 (9) 2 (4) 3 (6)
Seldom 43 (80) 26 (48) 17 (31)
Regularly 6 (11) 3 (6) 3 (6)
Nicotine consumption    
Yes 29 (54) 16 (30) 13 (24)
No 25 (46) 15 (28) 10 (19)