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Table 1 Distribution of the potential prognostic variables

From: Nuclear expression of p65 (RelA) in patients receiving post-operative radiotherapy for locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck

  N patients (%)
P65 expression
Negative 144 (95)
Positive 7 (5)
Age
  ≤ 60 years 94 (62)
  ≥ 61 years 57 (38)
Gender
Female 36 (24)
Male 115 (76)
Karnofsky performance score
  ≤ 70 77 (51)
  ≥ 80 74 (49)
Hemoglobin level pre-RT
  < 12 g/dl 49 (32)
  ≥ 12 g/dl 102 (68)
Tumor Site
Oropharynx 62 (41)
Oral Cavity/Floor of mouth 31 (21)
Hypopharynx 22 (15)
Larynx 36 (24)
Histologic grade
G1-2 61 (40)
G3 90 (60)
HPV status
Negative 129 (85)
Positive 19 (13)
Not available 3 (2)
T-classification
T1-T2 71 (47)
T3-T4 80 (53)
N-classification
N0-N2a 55 (36)
N2b-N3 96 (64)
AJCC stage
Stage III 48 (32)
Stage IV 103 (68)
Extent of resection
Complete 123 (81)
Incomplete 28 (19)
Chemotherapy
No 82 (54)
Yes 69 (46)