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Table 4 Age distribution of broad histological types of head and neck cancer

From: Clinico-pathological profile of head and neck malignancies at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

HISTOLOGICAL TYPES AGE GROUP (years)  
  1-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 ≥65 TOTAL
Carcinomas 19(2.2%) 77(8.8%) 238(27.2%) 361(41.4%) 178(20.4%) 873*(100%)
Lymphomas 46(22%) 32(15.3%) 56(26.8%) 59(28.2%) 60(28.7%) 209(100%)
Sarcomas 20(18.9%) 34(32.1%) 35(33%) 14(13.2%) 3(2.8%) 106(100%)
Neuroendocrine tumours 0 1(50%) 1(50%) 0 0 2(100%)
TOTAL 85(7.1%) 144(12.1%) 330(27.7%) 434(36.5%) 197(16.6%) 1190(100%)
  1. *Two ages missing