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Table 1 Main clinical findings of patients with OL (n = 31), OCSCC N + (n = 12) and controls (n = 9)

From: E-cadherin as a potential biomarker of malignant transformation in oral leukoplakia: a retrospective cohort study

Clinical features OL (%) OCSCC N + (%) Controls (%)
Gender
 Male 45.2 83.3 22.2
 Female 54.8 16.7 77.8
Tobacco
 Yes 80.6 100 0
 No 19.4 0 100
Alcohol
 Yes 41.9 66.6 0
 No 58.1 33.4 100
Anatomic site
 Buccal mucosa 58.1 0 88.9
 Oral tongue 41.9 100 11.1
  1. OL, oral leukoplakia; OCSCC N +, oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma with cervical lymph node metastasis.