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Table 1 Clinical and epidemiological features (n = 127)

From: Influence of pain severity on the quality of life in patients with head and neck cancer before antineoplastic therapy

Age (years)  
Range 21 – 89
Mean (SD) 57.9 (12.3)
  n (%)
Gender  
Female 16 (12.6)
Male 111 (87.4)
Currently smoking  
Yes 83 (65.4)
No 44 (34.6)
Alcohol  
Yes 78 (61.4)
No 49 (38.6)
Education  
High school or less 98 (77.2)
College or more 29 (22.8)
Primary tumor location  
Oral cavity 77 (60.6)
Oropharynx 28 (22.1)
Hypopharynx 4 (3.1)
Larynx 18 (14.2)
TNM stage  
I 25 (19.6)
II 19 (15)
III 26 (20.5)
IV 57 (44.9)
T  
1 25 (19.7)
2 30 (23.6)
3 24 (18.9)
4 48 (37.8)
N  
+ 84 (66.1)
0 43 (33.9)
  1. Abbreviations: T, Tumor size; N, Lymph node involvement.