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Table 1 Patient characteristics (N = 242)

From: Impact of late toxicities on quality of life for survivors of nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Variables No %
Age, median (range) years 46 (17–78)
40 73 30.2
  41 ~ 60 154 63.6
  >60 15 6.2
Gender   
  Male 168 69.4
  Female 74 30.6
Marital status   
  With spouse 188 79.3
  Without spouse 49 20.7
Education years   
6 62 26.2
  6 ~ 12 118 49.8
  >12 57 24.0
AJCC stage   
  I 21 8.7
  II 107 44.2
  III 74 30.6
  IV 40 16.5
Radiotherapy   
  IMRT 100 41.3
  Non-IMRT 142 58.7
Chemotherapy   
  Yes 160 66.1
  No 82 33.9
Survival years   
  5 ~ 7 162 66.9
  8 ~ 10 54 22.4
  11 ~ 13 26 10.7
  1. AJCC: American Joint of Cancer Committee published in 2002; IMRT: intensity modulated radiotherapy.