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Table 2 The potential risk factors and their association with death under concurrent chemo-radiotherapy

From: Results of concurrent radio-chemotherapy for the treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in everyday clinical practice with special reference to early mortality

Predictive factors for early death under therapy
  Dead Alive Relative risk p-value
Vascular co-morbidities
Present 6 30 3.83 0.09
Absent 2 44
No data 1 84
Alcohol consumption
Yes 8 80 5.27 0.11
No 1 57
No data 21
Nicotine consumption
Yes 8 86 6.2 0.081
No 1 72
Hemoglobin
Below normal range 6 25 3.09 0.09
Normal 3 45
No data 0 88
Albumin
Below normal range 5 28 2.07 0.29
Normal 3 38
No data 1 92